[PATCH] libwbclient clear pointer on bad read

Matthew Newton mcn4 at leicester.ac.uk
Tue Mar 10 16:33:30 MDT 2015

On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 03:05:37PM -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 08:23:13AM +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> > Yep, the normal course of action would be to require 4.3.
> > But as this is protocol-compatible to 4.2 so far I'd say it
> > should be possible to make this libwbclient available
> > separately somehow. 4.3 will be many months away.
> If you (Matthew) want to prepare a back-port for 4.2.x,
> we could review that as a bug report.

It applies cleanly to 4.2 - v4-2-test was actually what I
was developing against until the last moment...

I'll read up on submitting a bug report for you to review. Though
as it's quite large and doesn't currently affect anything internal
to Samba I'm not sure it's worthy, even though it would be very

Many thanks,


Matthew Newton, Ph.D. <mcn4 at le.ac.uk>

Systems Specialist, Infrastructure Services,
I.T. Services, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, United Kingdom

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