[Pkg-samba-maint] About bug #5825

Christian Perrier bubulle at debian.org
Fri Jan 23 05:57:03 UTC 2009

Quoting Diego A. Gomez (diego at dgomez.com.ar):
> The recent updated version in Lenny (Samba 3.2.5-4) still has the
> #5825 bug, described in
> https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5825 (Account locking out
> doesn't work with an LDAP backend)
> I think this bug implies a security risk, this make to Samba
> vulnerable to brute-force attack.
> I see this bug was solved in Samba 3.2.6
> (http://samba.org/samba/history/samba-3.2.6.html)
> Will Samba 3.2.6 be part of Debian Lenny?

No. Too many changes.

> Will samba 3.2.5 include a backuport fix for this bug?

Only if we get our hands on the patch specific to this issue, are
convinced enough that it's worth risking a regression and have someone
do the upload *very soon*.

I could be spending some time next upcoming week-end to look at issued that
deserve being fixed in Lenny...but I can't make any promise, though
and I feel like this is the very last opportunity to change things for

> Do you think this bug will be solved before Lenny become on Debian
> Stable Release?

The chances exist.....

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