[Samba] core dump from samba-tool when chnging user password

Andrew Walker walker.aj325 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 24 16:48:32 UTC 2020

On Mon, Aug 24, 2020 at 11:57 AM James B. Byrne via samba <
samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> On Mon, August 24, 2020 11:17, James B. Byrne wrote:
> >
> > On the other hand, the errors I report are likely solvable should
> someone with
> > the ability to do so take note of them, so I am reporting this one.
> What I
> > want to know is whether this should be reported as a bug or whether this
> > problem has been solved in a more recent version of Samba.  I am not
> prepared
> > to move from 4.10.15 until after the complete transition from the
> existing
> > domain and DC is complete.  But, if it has been fixed then that would be
> useful
> > to know.
> >
> As it turns out this is not the first report of this problem.  It is
> evidently
> related to the talloc port in FreeBSD and may, or may not, have to do with
> jails.  There are open bug reports respecting this on the FreeBSD bugzilla
> tracking system.
Out of curiosity, can you provide a link to one of the FreeBSD bug reports?
I believe the talloc port in FreeBSD uses arc4random() during talloc_init()
to calculate magic.

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