[Samba] OS X 10.4.1 ( Tiger ) client borked

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon May 23 12:53:42 GMT 2005

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cliffw wrote:
| Appears Apple messed something up in 10.4,and 10.4.1.
| Attempting to connect to a 3.0.14a server (debian unstable)
| from an OS X client causes OS X Finder to hang, and puts
| these errors in the samba server logs:
| [2005/05/22 21:48:20, 0] rpc_parse/parse_prs.c:prs_mem_get(537)
|   prs_mem_get: reading data of size 2 would overrun buffer.
| [2005/05/22 21:48:20, 0] rpc_server/srv_pipe.c:api_pipe_bind_req(919)
|     api_pipe_bind_req: unable to unmarshall RPC_HDR_RB struct.
| Apparently it's also causing breakage in some NAS boxes
| ( Adaptec's Snap is mentioned )
|>From a 'level 2' guy on Apple's support forum ( re: a Snap report ):
| "Tiger does a kind of authentication called NTLMv2,
| which Panther did not attempt to do. NTLMv2 is more secure than
| the kind of authentication Panther did, but Snap may not support
| it correctly. Snap grants Tiger only "guest" access instead of the
| full user access requested, and "guest" access is not sufficient
| to even get a list of the files. Panther works OK with Snap because
| it doesn't attempt MTLMv2 authentication. "
| Any chance this is the same problem i'm seeing?

Possibly.  Can you send me a level 10 debug log from
smbd and a raw ethereal trace file?  tcpdump is fine
if you use this following command:

	tcpdump -w dump.pcap -s 0 -i eth0 port 139 or port 445

cheers, jerry
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