[SECURITY] Fedora 16 Update: cifs-utils-5.4-1.fc16

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Fedora Update Notification
2012-04-22 02:44:09

Name        : cifs-utils
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     : 5.4
Release     : 1.fc16
URL         : http://linux-cifs.samba.org/cifs-utils/
Summary     : Utilities for mounting and managing CIFS mounts
Description :
The SMB/CIFS protocol is a standard file sharing protocol widely deployed
on Microsoft Windows machines. This package contains tools for mounting
shares on Linux using the SMB/CIFS protocol. The tools in this package
work in conjunction with support in the kernel to allow one to mount a
SMB/CIFS share onto a client and use it as if it were a standard Linux
file system.

Update Information:

This updates the cifs-utils package to version 5.4, which contains a number of bugfixes and enhancements. Highlights include:

* mount.cifs now supports the -s option by passing "sloppy" to the kernel in the options string

* cifs.upcall now properly respects the domain_realm section in krb5.conf

* unprivileged users can no longer mount onto dirs into which they can't chdir (fixes CVE-2012-1586) 


* Wed Apr 18 2012 Jeff Layton <jlayton at redhat.com> 5.4-1
- update to 5.4
- add patch to fix up more warnings
* Mon Mar 19 2012 Jeff Layton <jlayton at redhat.com> 5.3-2
- fix tests for strtoul success (bz# 800621)
* Sat Jan 28 2012 Jeff Layton <jlayton at redhat.com> 5.3-1
- update to 5.3
* Fri Dec  9 2011 Jeff Layton <jlayton at redhat.com> 5.2-1
- update to 5.2
* Fri Sep 23 2011 Jeff Layton <jlayton at redhat.com> 5.1-1
- update to 5.1
- add getcifsacl and setcifsacl to package

  [ 1 ] Bug #807252 - CVE-2012-1586 samba, samba3x, cifs-utils: mount.cifs file existence disclosure vulnerability

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update cifs-utils' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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