[Samba] Microsoft hotfix MS04-011, breaks Samba password change.

Yohann Ferreira bertram25 at hotmail.com
Wed May 5 06:29:36 GMT 2004

Humm, Humm Payback time Microsoft !

Yeah, good work Jeremy ! Thanks from all of us !


>From: Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org>
>Reply-To: Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org>
>To: Jason Balicki <kodak at frontierhomemortgage.com>
>CC: samba at lists.samba.org, samba-technical at samba.org
>Subject: [Samba] Microsoft hotfix MS04-011, breaks Samba password change.
>Date: Tue, 4 May 2004 09:31:07 -0700
>Hi all,
>	I wanted to give an update on this as I know this MS Hotfix
>is critical and must be applied to protect against the (latest) Microsoft
>I think I've found the problem in the code, and am currently testing
>a fix for this (not in the release to others to test stage yet). As
>soon as I'm reasonably confident I'll put a patch out there for others
>to test, and we'll probably do a new stable release to ensure this is
>fixed in the current codebase.
>Once we know how complex the fix is I'll look at adding it into the
>2.2.x codebase and maybe releasing a 2.2.9 for all the people who are
>satisfied with Samba 2.2.8a and don't want to move to 3.0.x yet.
>I'm also very unhappy with Microsoft for releasing improperly tested
>hotfixes, but that's another story I'll probably be taking up with
>the Technical Comittee overseeing the DoJ Microsoft settlement and
>the EU as well.
>	Jeremy.
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