Samba 3.5.13 Available for Download

Please note that the tarball is available, but the v3-6-stable git branch
and the websites cannot be updated right now because of technical
problems. Thank you for your understanding.

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“A great artist is always
before his time or behind it.”

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

Major enhancements in Samba 3.5.13 include:

o Fix a crash bug in cldap_socket_recv_dgram() (bug #8593).
o Fully observe password change settings (bug #8561).
o Fix NT ACL issue (bug #8673).
o Fix segfault in Winbind if we can’t map the last user (bug #8678).

Changes since 3.5.12:
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o Michael Adam <obnox@samba.org>
* BUG 8327: Fix config reload to reload shares from registry.

o Jeremy Allison <jra@samba.org>
* BUG 8139: Ignore SMBecho errors.
* BUG 8521: Fix Winbind cache timeout expiry test.
* BUG 8561: Fully observe password change settings.
* BUG 8631: Fix POSIX ACE x permission 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: Make sure that vfs_acl_xattr and vfs_acl_tdb modules 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 8679: Make sure that recvfile code path using splice() on Linux
does not leave data in the pipe on short write.
* BUG 8687: Fix typo in ‘net memberships’ usage.

o Christian Ambach <christian.ambach@de.ibm.com>
* BUG 8658: Add timeouts to Winbind cache.

o Andrew Bartlett <abartlet@samba.org>
* BUG 8727: Do not limit read replies to NBT packet sizes.

o Günther Deschner <gd@samba.org>
* BUG 8176: Fix perl path.
* BUG 8692: Fix malloc/talloc mismatch in ads_keytab_verify_ticket().

o Björn Jacke <bj@sernet.de>
* BUG 8652: Document the ignore system acls option of vfs_acl_xattr and
vfs_acl_tdb.

o Jeff Layton <jlayton@redhat.com>
* BUG 8648: Document more undocumented mount.cifs options.

o Volker Lendecke <vl@samba.org>
* 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 8562: Fix double free error (talloc).
* 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 8599: Make WINBINDD_PAM_AUTH_CRAP return valid user session key.
* BUG 8771: Make Winbind change faster from DC1 to DC2.

o Andreas Schneider <asn@samba.org>
* BUG 8608: Don’t fail on users without a uid (Winbind).
* BUG 8628: Don’t duplicate Kerberos service tickets.
* BUG 8645: Add missing prefixpath options for mount.cifs manpage.
* BUG 8658: Add an update function for Winbind cache.
* BUG 8678: Fix segfault in Winbind if we can’t map the last user.

o Karolin Seeger <kseeger@samba.org>
* BUG 7705: Fix rpm build issues on RHEL4.

o Richard Sharpe <realrichardsharpe@gmail.com>
* BUG 8607: Simplify building modules outside the Samba source tree.

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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/).

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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-3.5.13.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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