Samba 3.5.6 Available for Download

                   Release Notes for Samba 3.5.6
			  October 8, 2010

This is the latest stable release of Samba 3.5.

Major enhancements in Samba 3.5.6 include:

  o Fix smbd panic on invalid NetBIOS session request (bug #7698).
  o Fix smbd crash caused by "%D" in "printer admin" (bug #7541).
  o Fix crash bug with invalid SPNEGO token (bug #7694).
  o Fix Winbind internal error (bug #7636).

Changes since 3.5.5

o   Jeremy Allison <>
    * BUG 7577: Fix SPNEGO auth when contacting Win7 system using Microsoft Live
      Sign-in Assistant.
    * BUG 7578: Fix 'net idmap restore' setting HWM to avoid duplicates.
    * BUG 7581: Fix "admin users" when using vfs_acl_xattr.
    * BUG 7583: Fix smbclient to connect to Alfresco JLAN CIFS server using
    * BUG 7589: Fix using cached credentials in ntlm_auth.
    * BUG 7590: Fix Winbind offline login.
    * BUG 7617: Fix smbd coredump due to uninitialized variables in the
      performance counter code.
    * BUG 7636: Fix Winbind internal error.
    * BUG 7651: Fix mknod and mkfifo failing with "No such file or
    * BUG 7693: Fix smbd changing mode of files on rename.
    * BUG 7694: Fix crash bug with invalid SPNEGO token.
    * BUG 7698: Fix smbd panic on invalid NetBIOS session request.

o   Günther Deschner <>
    * BUG 7541: Fix smbd crash caused by "%D" in "printer admin".
    * BUG 7568: Make sure cm_connect_lsa_tcp does not reset the secure channel.
    * BUG 7658: Fix "dereferencing type-punned pointer will break
      strict-aliasing rules" warnings).
    * BUG 7665: Fix memory leak in netapi connection manager.

o   Björn Jacke <>
    * BUG 7244: Fall back to cups-config for underlinked libs.
    * BUG 7474: Fix build on platforms without st_blocks and st_blksize stat
      struct members.

o   Volker Lendecke <>
    * BUG 7336: Enable idmap_passdb module build as shared.
    * BUG 7531: Fix the charset_pull routine.
    * BUG 7635: Fix 'smbclient -M'.
    * BUG 7656: Fix scalability problem with hundreds of printers.
    * BUG 7684: Fix fd leak in
    * BUG 7688: Fix crash bug in rpcclient.
    * BUG 7470: Standardize S_IREAD and S_IWRITE.
    * BUG 7715: Fix file corruption when setting Samba "write wache wize".

o   Jim McDonough <>
    * BUG 7280: Fix auto printers with registry config.

o   Andreas Schneider <>
    * BUG 7538: Fix GUID_from_data_blob() with length of 32.

o   Chere Zhou <>
    * BUG 7662: Align change notify replies on 4-byte boundary.