[Samba] [Announce] Samba 4.9.5 Available for Download

Karolin Seeger kseeger at samba.org
Tue Mar 12 08:30:48 UTC 2019

		"Words are windows, or they're walls,
		 They sentence us, or set us free.
		 When I speak and when I hear,
		 Let the love light shine through me."

		 Ruth Bebermeyer

Release Announcements

Changes since 4.9.4:

o  Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org>
   * BUG 13714: audit_logging: Remove debug log header and JSON Authentication:
   * BUG 13760: Fix upgrade from 4.7 (or earlier) to 4.9.

o  Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org>
   * BUG 11495: s3: lib: nmbname: Ensure we limit the NetBIOS name correctly.
     CID: 1433607.
   * BUG 13690: smbd: uid: Don't crash if 'force group' is added to an existing
     share connection.
   * BUG 13770: s3: VFS: vfs_fruit. Fix the NetAtalk deny mode compatibility
   * BUG 13803: s3: SMB1 POSIX mkdir does case insensitive name lookup.

o  Christian Ambach <ambi at samba.org>
   * BUG 13199: s3:utils/smbget fix recursive download with empty source

o  Douglas Bagnall <douglas.bagnall at catalyst.net.nz>
   * BUG 13716: samba-tool drs showrepl: Do not crash if no dnsHostName found.

o  Tim Beale <timbeale at catalyst.net.nz>
   * BUG 13736: s3:libsmb: cli_smb2_list() can sometimes fail initially on a
   * BUG 13747: join: Throw CommandError instead of Exception for simple errors.
   * BUG 13762: ldb: Avoid inefficient one-level searches.

o  Ralph Boehme <slow at samba.org>
   * BUG 13736: s3: libsmb: use smb2cli_conn_max_trans_size() in
   * BUG 13776: tldap: Avoid use after free errors.
   * BUG 13802: Fix idmap xid2sid cache churn.
   * BUG 13812: access_check_max_allowed() doesn't process "Owner Rights" ACEs.

o  Günther Deschner <gd at samba.org>
   * BUG 13720: s3-smbd: Avoid assuming fsp is always intact after close_file
   * BUG 13725: s3-vfs-fruit: Add close call.
   * BUG 13746: s3-smbd: Use fruit:model string for mDNS registration.
   * BUG 13774: s3-vfs: add glusterfs_fuse vfs module.

o  David Disseldorp <ddiss at samba.org>
   * BUG 13766: printing: Check lp_load_printers() prior to pcap cache update.
   * BUG 13807: vfs_ceph: vfs_ceph strict_allocate_ftruncate calls (local FS)
     ftruncate and fallocate.

o  Philipp Gesang <philipp.gesang at intra2net.com>
   * BUG 13737: lib/audit_logging: Actually create talloc.

o  Joe Guo <joeg at catalyst.net.nz>
   * BUG 13728: netcmd/user: python[3]-gpgme unsupported and replaced by

o  Aaron Haslett <aaronhaslett at catalyst.net.nz>
   * BUG 13738: dns: Changing onelevel search for wildcard to subtree.

o  Björn Jacke <bj at sernet.de>
   * BUG 13721: samba-tool: Don't print backtrace on simple DNS errors.
   * BUG 13759: sambaundoguididx: Use the right escaped oder unescaped sam ldb

o  Volker Lendecke <vl at samba.org>
   * BUG 13742: ctdb: Print locks latency in machinereadable stats.
   * BUG 13786: messages_dgm: Messaging gets stuck when pids are recycled.

o  Gary Lockyer <gary at catalyst.net.nz>
   * BUG 13715: audit_logging: auth_json_audit required auth_json.
   * BUG 13765: man pages: Document prefork process model.
   * BUG 13773: CVE-2019-3824 ldb: Release ldb 1.4.6.

o  Stefan Metzmacher <metze at samba.org>
   * BUG 13697: s3:auth: ignore create_builtin_guests() failing without a valid
     idmap configuration.
   * BUG 13722: s3:auth_winbind: Ignore a missing winbindd as NT4 PDC/BDC
     without trusts.
   * BUG 13723: s3:auth_winbind: return NT_STATUS_NO_LOGON_SERVERS if winbindd
     is not available.
   * BUG 13752: s4:server: Add support for 'smbcontrol samba shutdown' and
     'smbcontrol <pid> debug/debuglevel'.

o  Noel Power <noel.power at suse.com>
   * BUG 13616: Python: Ensure ldb.Dn can doesn't rencoded str with py2.

o  Anoop C S <anoopcs at redhat.com>
   * BUG 13330: vfs_glusterfs: Adapt to changes in libgfapi signatures.
   * BUG 13774: s3-vfs: Use ENOATTR in errno comparison for getxattr.

o  Jiří Šašek <jiri.sasek at oracle.com>
   * BUG 13704: notifyd: Fix SIGBUS on sparc.

o  Christof Schmitt <cs at samba.org>
   * BUG 13787: waf: Check for libnscd.

o  Andreas Schneider <asn at samba.org>
   * BUG 13770: s3:vfs: Correctly check if OFD locks should be enabled or not.

o  Martin Schwenke <martin at meltin.net>
   * BUG 13717: lib/util: Count a trailing line that doesn't end in a newline.
   * BUG 13800: Recovery lock bug fixes.

o  Justin Stephenson <jstephen at redhat.com>
   * BUG 13726: s3: net: Do not set NET_FLAGS_ANONYMOUS with -k.
   * BUG 13727: s3:libsmb: Honor disable_netbios option in smbsock_connect_send.

o  Ralph Wuerthner <ralph.wuerthner at de.ibm.com>
   * BUG 13741: vfs_fileid: Fix get_connectpath_ino.
   * BUG 13744: vfs_fileid: Fix fsname_norootdir algorithm.

Reporting bugs & Development Discussion

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 4.1 and newer" product in the project's Bugzilla
database (https://bugzilla.samba.org/).

== Our Code, Our Bugs, Our Responsibility.
== The Samba Team

Download Details

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The release notes are available online at:


Our Code, Our Bugs, Our Responsibility.

                        The Samba Team
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