Samba 3.5.1 crashes on receiving specific hand shake message from Windows AD 2008

Richard Sharpe realrichardsharpe at
Sat Mar 22 11:49:56 MDT 2014

On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 4:09 AM, Adarsha S <s.adarsha at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having samba 3.5.1 installed on my debian linux machine.
> On doing "net join", my linux machine gets added to windows 2008 AD server
> under computers and works fine.
> In the AD server, on right clicking on my device name under computer I get
> the option of reset account.
> After selecting this , "net join" on linux machine samba crashes and
> generate net core file.
> On capturing the message could make out ,the NetrServerAuthentication2
> response message received from the windows AD server has return status
> But samba is expecting STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED.Due this samba is crashing.
> Currently my system is having samba-3.5.1 release.
> Do we have any patch to over come this crash issue.
> Please let me know the detail

Can I suggest that you figure out how to upgrade to 3.6.latest, or
even 4.1.x and then see if the problem persists.

Richard Sharpe

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