Samba 3.6.2 Available for Download

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“Originality is the fine art of remembering
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Laurence J. Peter
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Release Announcements
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This is the latest stable release of Samba 3.6.

Major enhancements in Samba 3.6.2 include:

o Make Winbind receive user/group information (bug #8371).
o Several SMB2 fixes.

Changes since 3.6.1:
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o Michael Adam <obnox@samba.org>
* BUG 8528: Fix SEGFAULT from net registry export on not zero terminated
REG_SZ values.

o Jeremy Allison <jra@samba.org>
* BUG 8541: readlink() on Linux clients fails if the symlink target is
outside of the share.
* BUG 8542: smbclient posix_open command fails to return correct info on
open file.
* BUG 8548: winbind_samlogon_retry_loop ignores logon_parameters flags.
* BUG 8561: Password change settings not fully observed.
* BUG 8562: Fix double free error in talloc.
* BUG 8614: Ensure we correctly calculate reply credits over all returned
SMB2 replies.
* BUG 8631: POSIX ACE x permission becomes rx following mapping to and from
a DACL.
* BUG 8636: When returning an ACL without SECINFO_DACL requested, we still
set SEC_DESC_DACL_PRESENT in the type field.
* BUG 8644: vfs_acl_xattr and vfs_acl_tdb modules can fail to add
inheritable entries on a directory with no stored ACL.
* BUG 8663: Fix deleting a symlink if the symlink target is outside of
* the share.
* BUG 8664: Fix renaming a symlink if the symlink target is outside of
the share.
* BUG 8673: Fix NT ACL issue.
* BUG 8674: Fix buffer overflow issue with AES encryption in samba traffic
analyzer.
* BUG 8679: recvfile code path using splice() on Linux leaves data in the
pipe on short write.
* BUG 8687: Fix typo in ‘net memberships’ usage.
* BUG 8710: Fix major leak with SMB2 in connections.tdb.
* Fix a crash bug in the spoolss code.
* Add new contributing FAQ announcing acceptance of corporate (C).

o Christian Ambach <ambi@samba.org>
* BUG 8444: Add an allocation pool to idmap_autorid.
* BUG 8585: Increase a debug level.

o Andrew Bartlett <abartlet@samba.org>
* BUG 8623: Fix crash bug when trying to browse Samba printers.

o Björn Baumbach <bb@sernet.de>
* BUG 8580: Enable inotify if sys or kernel inotify is available.
* BUG 8618: Fix migrate printer code.

o Gregor Beck <gbeck@sernet.de>
* BUG 8528: Fix SEGFAULT from net registry export on not zero terminated
REG_SZ values.

o Günther Deschner <gd@samba.org>
* BUG 7465: Remove pointless use_memory_krb5_ccache.
* BUG 8176: Fix perl path.
* BUG 8591: Fix marshalling of samr_ChangePasswordUser3.
* BUG 8692: libads: Fix malloc/talloc mismatch in
ads_keytab_verify_ticket().

o David Disseldorp <ddiss@suse.de>
* BUG 4942: DeletePrinterDriverEx deletes files in use.
* BUG 8575: Add systemd service files.
* BUG 8606: Fix intermittent print job failures caused by character
conversion errors.
* BUG 8697: Make DeletePrinterDriverEx remove printer driver files.

o Björn Jacke <bj@sernet.de>
* BUG 8531: Make DSO_EXPORTS_CMD more portable.
* BUG 8616: Allow to set TCP_NODELAYACK socket option on AIX.
* BUG 8652: Document the “ignore system acls” option of vfs_acl_xattr and
vfs_acl_tdb vfs modules.

o Frank Lahm <franklahm@googlemail.com>
* BUG 8419: Make VFS op “streaminfo” stackable.

o Volker Lendecke <vl@samba.org>
* BUG 8371: Make Winbind receive user/group information.
* BUG 8639: Fix the vfs_commit module.
* BUG 8686: Packet validation checks can be done before length validation
causing uninitialized memory read.

o Stefan Metzmacher <metze@samba.org>
* BUG 5326: Fix cli_write_and_x() against OS/2 print shares.
* BUG 8357: Grant credits in async interim responses (SMB2).
* BUG 8560: Make SMB2 handle compound request headers in the same way
as Windows.
* BUG 8573: Fix alignment in the non-extended-security negprot.
* BUG 8586: libsmb: Only align unicode pipe_name.
* BUG 8579: smb2_flush: Don’t send uninitialized memory.
* BUG 8592: Don’t limit the number of open dptrs for SMB2.
* BUG 8593: Fix a crash bug in cldap_socket_recv_dgram().
* BUG 8684: Try ctdbd_init_connection() as root.

o Masafumi Nakayama <MASA23@jp.ibm.com>
* BUG 563: Fix ‘smbclient tar’ for files greater than 8GB on BE machines.

o Matthieu Patou <mat@matws.net>
* BUG 8600: Make cldap work over IPv6.
* BUG 8674: Fix buffer overflow issue with AES encryption in samba traffic
analyzer.

o Andreas Schneider <asn@samba.org>
* BUG 8550: Fix setting the machine account password.
* BUG 8575: Add systemd service files.
* BUG 8608: Winbind: Don’t fail on users without a uid.
* BUG 8628: libsmb: Don’t duplicate Kerberos service tickets.
* BUG 8643: Add an update function for Winbind cache.
* BUG 8678: Fix Winbind segfault if we can’t map the last user.

o Karolin Seeger <kseeger@samba.org>
* BUG 7705: Fix some RHEL packaging issues.

o Richard Sharpe <realrichardsharpe@gmail.com>
* BUG 8607: Improve configure.in so it can be used outside the Samba source
tree.

o Brad Smith <brad@comstyle.com>
* BUG 8525: Fix bug with sys_fseek() wrapper on *BSD / OS X).

o Henry Wong <henry@stuffedcow.net>
* BUG 8384: Fix Windows XP clients crashing smbd process every once in a
while.

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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 3.6 product in the project’s Bugzilla
database (https://bugzilla.samba.org/).

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== 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-3.6.2.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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