Samba is a suite of programs used by machines to share files, printers, andother information.A missing array boundary checking flaw was found in the way Samba parsedthe binary representation of Windows security identifiers (SIDs). Amalicious client could send a specially-crafted SMB request to the Sambaserver, resulting in arbitrary code execution with the privileges of theSamba server (smbd). (CVE-2010-3069)For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, this update also fixes the following bug:/var/tmp/rpm-tmp.[xxxxx]: line 7: restorecon: command not foundWith this update, the utility is only used when it is already present onthe system, and the package is now always updated as expected. (BZ#629602)Users of Samba are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, whichcorrect these issues. After installing this update, the smb service will berestarted automatically.