[Samba] [Announce] Samba 4.2.4 Available for Download

Karolin Seeger kseeger at samba.org
Tue Sep 8 13:32:36 UTC 2015


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                                 "Thousands of candles can be lighted
             from a single candle, and the life of
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             Happiness never decreases by being
               shared."

                             Buddha
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Release Announcements
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This is the latest stable release of Samba 4.2.


Changes since 4.2.3:
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o   Michael Adam <obnox at samba.org>
     * BUG 11372: smbd: Fix SMB3 functionality of "smb encrypt".


o   Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org>
     * BUG 11359: lib: replace: Add strsep function (missing on Solaris).


o   Ralph Boehme <slow at samba.org>
     * BUG 11278: Fix stream names with colon with "fruit:encoding = 
native".
     * BUG 11317: vfs:fruit: Implement copyfile style copy_chunk.
     * BUG 11426: s3-net: Use talloc array in share allowedusers.
     * BUG 11467: vfs_fruit: Handling of empty resource fork.


o   Alexander Bokovoy <ab at samba.org>
     * BUG 11265: auth/credentials: If credentials have principal set, 
they are
       not anonymous anymore.

o   G√ľnther Deschner <gd at samba.org>
     * BUG 11373: s3-smbd: Reset protocol in smbXsrv_connection_init_tables
       failure paths.


o   Amitay Isaacs <amitay at gmail.com>
     * BUG 11398: ctdb-daemon: Return correct sequence number for
       CONTROL_GET_DB_SEQNUM.
     * BUG 11431: ctdb-daemon: Improve error handling for running event 
scripts.


o   Volker Lendecke <vl at samba.org>
     * BUG 11316: lib: Fix rundown of open_socket_out().
     * BUG 11488: Avoid quoting problems in user's DNs.


o   Justin Maggard <jmaggard at netgear.com>
     * BUG 11320: s3-passdb: Respect LOOKUP_NAME_GROUP flag in sid lookup.


o   Roel van Meer <roel at 1afa.com>
     * BUG 11427: s3-util: Compare the maximum allowed length of a 
NetBIOS name.


o   Stefan Metzmacher <metze at samba.org>
     * BUG 11316: s3:lib: Fix some corner cases of 
open_socket_out_cleanup().
     * BUG 11454: Backport dcesrv_netr_DsRGetDCNameEx2 fixes.


o   Anubhav Rakshit <anubhav.rakshit at gmail.com>
     * BUG 11361: s3:libsmb: Fix a bug in conversion of ea list to ea array.


o   Arvid Requate <requate at univention.de>
     * BUG 11291: s4:rpc_server/netlogon: Fix for NetApp.
o   Andreas Schneider <asn at samba.org>
     * BUG 9862: s3-auth: Fix "map to guest = Bad uid".
     * BUG 11403: s3-smbd: Leave sys_disk_free() if dfree command is used.
     * BUG 11404: s3-auth: Fix a possible null pointer dereference.


o   Martin Schwenke <martin at meltin.net>
     * BUG 11399: ctdb-scripts: Support monitoring of interestingly 
named VLANs
       on bonds.
     * BUG 11432: ctdb-daemon: Check if updates are in flight when 
releasing all
       IPs.
     * BUG 11435: ctdb-build: Fix building of PCP PMDA module.


o   Wei Zhong <wweyeww at gmail.com>
     * BUG 10823: s3: winbindd: Fix TALLOC_FREE of uninitialized groups 
variable.


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Reporting bugs & Development Discussion
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Please discuss this release on the samba-technical mailing list or by
joining the #samba-technical IRC channel on irc.freenode.net.

If you do report problems then please try to send high quality
feedback. If you don't provide vital information to help us track down
the problem then you will probably be ignored.  All bug reports should
be filed under the Samba 4.2 product in the project's Bugzilla
database (https://bugzilla.samba.org/).


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== Our Code, Our Bugs, Our Responsibility.
== The Samba Team
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Download Details
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The uncompressed tarballs and patch files have been signed
using GnuPG (ID 6568B7EA).  The source code can be downloaded
from:

         http://download.samba.org/samba/ftp/stable/

The release notes are available online at:

         http://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-4.2.4.html

Binary packages will be made available on a volunteer basis from

         http://download.samba.org/samba/ftp/Binary_Packages/

Our Code, Our Bugs, Our Responsibility.
(https://bugzilla.samba.org/)

                         --Enjoy
                         The Samba Team





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