Control fields in Security Descriptor

Jeremy Allison jra at
Fri Dec 6 17:23:06 UTC 2019

On Fri, Dec 06, 2019 at 11:14:43AM -0600, Steve French via samba-technical wrote:
> I noticed a Samba server bug when I was debugging a problem in a
> client patch I was testing.  The client patch was sending the
> incorrect (endian reversed) Control flags in the security descriptor I
> was sending to Samba on create.

> I noticed that Windows server correctly rejected it, but Samba server
> accepted the security descriptor with the incorrect (endian reversed)
> Control field.   Probably Samba server bug to ignore validation of the
> Control flags in the SD.

Can you give an example of what you were sending when incorrect and
when correct please. That'll help track this down / allow tests to
be written.



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