Samba 3.5.6 Available for Download

Release Announcements
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This is the latest stable release of Samba 3.5.

Major enhancements in Samba 3.5.6 include:

o Fix smbd panic on invalid NetBIOS session request (bug #7698).
o Fix smbd crash caused by “%D” in “printer admin” (bug #7541).
o Fix crash bug with invalid SPNEGO token (bug #7694).
o Fix Winbind internal error (bug #7636).

Changes since 3.5.5
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o Jeremy Allison <jra@samba.org>
* BUG 7577: Fix SPNEGO auth when contacting Win7 system using Microsoft Live
Sign-in Assistant.
* BUG 7578: Fix ‘net idmap restore’ setting HWM to avoid duplicates.
* BUG 7581: Fix “admin users” when using vfs_acl_xattr.
* BUG 7583: Fix smbclient to connect to Alfresco JLAN CIFS server using
Kerberos.
* BUG 7589: Fix using cached credentials in ntlm_auth.
* BUG 7590: Fix Winbind offline login.
* BUG 7617: Fix smbd coredump due to uninitialized variables in the
performance counter code.
* BUG 7636: Fix Winbind internal error.
* BUG 7651: Fix mknod and mkfifo failing with “No such file or
directory”.
* BUG 7693: Fix smbd changing mode of files on rename.
* BUG 7694: Fix crash bug with invalid SPNEGO token.
* BUG 7698: Fix smbd panic on invalid NetBIOS session request.

o Günther Deschner <gd@samba.org>
* BUG 7541: Fix smbd crash caused by “%D” in “printer admin”.
* BUG 7568: Make sure cm_connect_lsa_tcp does not reset the secure channel.
* BUG 7658: Fix “dereferencing type-punned pointer will break
strict-aliasing rules” warnings).
* BUG 7665: Fix memory leak in netapi connection manager.

o Björn Jacke <bj@sernet.de>
* BUG 7244: Fall back to cups-config for underlinked libs.
* BUG 7474: Fix build on platforms without st_blocks and st_blksize stat
struct members.

o Volker Lendecke <vl@samba.org>
* BUG 7336: Enable idmap_passdb module build as shared.
* BUG 7531: Fix the charset_pull routine.
* BUG 7635: Fix ‘smbclient -M’.
* BUG 7656: Fix scalability problem with hundreds of printers.
* BUG 7684: Fix fd leak in libwbclient.so.
* BUG 7688: Fix crash bug in rpcclient.
* BUG 7470: Standardize S_IREAD and S_IWRITE.
* BUG 7715: Fix file corruption when setting Samba “write wache wize”.

o Jim McDonough <jmcd@samba.org>
* BUG 7280: Fix auto printers with registry config.

o Andreas Schneider <asn@samba.org>
* BUG 7538: Fix GUID_from_data_blob() with length of 32.

o Chere Zhou <chere.zhou@isilon.com>
* BUG 7662: Align change notify replies on 4-byte boundary.

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Reporting bugs & Development Discussion
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Please discuss this release on the samba-technical mailing list or by
joining the #samba-technical IRC channel on irc.freenode.net.

If you do report problems then please try to send high quality
feedback. If you don’t provide vital information to help us track down
the problem then you will probably be ignored. All bug reports should
be filed under the Samba 3.5 product in the project’s Bugzilla
database (https://bugzilla.samba.org/).

======================================================================
== Our Code, Our Bugs, Our Responsibility.
== The Samba Team
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Download Details
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The uncompressed tarballs and patch files have been signed
using GnuPG (ID 6568B7EA). The source code can be downloaded
from:

http://download.samba.org/samba/ftp/stable

The release notes are available online at:

http://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-3.5.6.html

Binary packages will be made available on a volunteer basis from

http://download.samba.org/samba/ftp/Binary_Packages/

Our Code, Our Bugs, Our Responsibility.
(https://bugzilla.samba.org/)

–Enjoy
The Samba Team

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