[Samba] smbclient Version 4.13.2 Crashes on Fedora 33

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Nov 24 20:37:51 UTC 2020

On 24/11/2020 20:10, Tim Evans via samba wrote:
> On 11/24/20 1:03 PM, Jeremy Allison wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 24, 2020 at 10:30:11AM -0500, Tim Evans via samba wrote:
>>> Have been working this on the BackupPC users and Fedora mailing 
>>> lists, but it's looking more like a general problem in Samba 
>>> utility, 'smbclient.'
>>> BackupPC is a backup server package that uses Samba, rsync, and 
>>> other protocols to backup clients, including Windows PC's. 
>>> Basically, it runs a command like this for a SMB backup of a PC:
>>> /usr/bin/smbclient \\\\new-pelican\\C\$ -U backup -E -d 2 -c 
>>> tarmode\ full -Tc -
>>> Output is piped to BackupPC utilities that unpack and index the 
>>> backup, and do other housekeeping
>>> My backups have consistently failed since my upgrade to F33 (were 
>>> working without problems for years before, and most recently on F32).
>>> Looking closely, it appears 'smbclient' is crashing after passing 
>>> exactly 47 files. (BackupPC then quits after data stops coming in.)
>>> I've run this command at the command-line; it runs for a few seconds 
>>> then reports a core dump. Gnome shell then prompted me to file a 
>>> Fedora bugzilla, which I have done.
>>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1900232 "[abrt] 
>>> samba-client: remove_do_list_queue_head(): smbclient killed by 
>>> (I can't seem to make this bug report publicly readable...)
>>> Anybody have further suggestions, please?
>> Can you log a bug at bugzilla.samba.org and upload a
>> gdb stack backtrace please ?
> I don't have a bugzilla account there, and have gone through the 
> required process to ask for one, just to post one report. Don't know 
> how long this takes.
What email address did you use ?


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