rpc_parse Buffer overflow

Gerald Carter gcarter at valinux.com
Mon Nov 13 23:37:17 GMT 2000

Oliver Reiniger wrote:
> After I added this Server to the domain the Express service
> won't start any more (Error 58). I've found out, that -
> although the initialization-users a defined localy - this
> server performs a RPC request to the PDC (Samba) which
> results in a log error:
> rpc_parse/parse_rpc.c:prs_grow(126)
> prs_grow: Buffer overflow - unable to expand buffer by 2
> bytes.

Bad or incomplete RPC implementations in Samba 2.0

> I've found out that switching the nmb-protocol to COREPLUS
> this RPC-Lookup succeeds but then I'm not longer able to
> mount my shares nor do I have a domain-login anymore.

MS-RPC requires NT1 for MS-RPC IIRC.  While NT SMB may not be
required, I've never seen it oevr anything by a negotiated NT1

CHeers, jerry
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