[Samba] lib/util_str.c:safe_strcpy ERROR: string overflow by 1

Ken Smith kens at kensnet.org
Sat Nov 17 05:53:39 GMT 2007

Ken Smith wrote:
> Hi,
> I've seeing the following error messages recorded in logwatch against 
> samba in two FC6 XA-64 systems with samba 3.0.24-7.
> lib/util_str.c:safe_strcpy_fn(603)  ERROR: string overflow by 1 (24 - 
> 23) in safe_strcpy
> The main share in use on the first machine is via the guest account 
> with Vista and XP clients, the other has more conventional shares with 
> the Vista PC's as domain members and acl's in use.
> I've seen some weird behaviour with the Vista clients at the first 
> site. For example a Vista machine can create a folder but can't rename 
> it. Someone using a windows briefcase on their vista pc syncing to the 
> samba share sees very poor performance. nmbd is running and dhcpd is 
> giving wins details to the network. But does Vista take on the Wins info?
> Any ideas?
> Thanks in advance
> Ken
Any one got any insight into this??



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