Samba 3.6.1 Available for Download

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                   Release Notes for Samba 3.6.1
                          October 20, 2011
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This is the latest stable release of Samba 3.6.

Major enhancements in Samba 3.6.1 include:

o  Fix smbd crashes triggered by Windows XP clients (bug #8384).
o  Fix a Winbind race leading to 100% CPU load (bug #8409).
o  Several SMB2 fixes.
o  The VFS ACL modules are no longer experimental but production-ready.


Changes since 3.6.0:
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o   Michael Adam <obnox@samba.org>
    * BUG 8368: Fix the fallback to the deprecated spelling idmap:script.


o   Jeremy Allison <jra@samba.org>
    * BUG 7509: smb_acl_to_posix: ACL is invalid for set (Invalid argument).
    * BUG 8229: Fix 'widelinks' regression.
    * BUG 8370: Fix vfs_chown_fsp.
    * BUG 8412: Fix "saving as" of MS Office 2007 (Word) documents on Samba
      shares with SMB2.
    * BUG 8422: Fix infinite loop in ACL module code.
    * BUG 8429: Compound SMB2 requests on an IPC connection can corrupt the
      reply stream.
    * BUG 8443: Be smarter about setting default permissions when a ACL_USER_OBJ
      isn't given.
    * BUG 8453: Fix smbclient segfaults when dialect option -m is used for
      legacy dialects.
    * BUG 8458: IE9 on Windows 7 cannot download files to samba 3.5.11 share.
    * BUG 8473: smb2_find uses a hard coded max reply size of 0x10000 instead of
      smb2_max_trans.
    * BUG 8474: SMB2 create doesn't cope with an Apple client using NULL blob in
      create.
    * BUG 8476: Samba asserts when SMB2 client breaks the crediting rules.
    * BUG 8477: Map to guest can return uninitialized blob of data.
    * BUG 8493: DFS breaks zip file extracting unless "follow symlinks = no"
      set.
    * BUG 8494: Remove "experimental" label on VFS ACL modules.
    * BUG 8507: smbd doesn't correctly honor the "force create mode" bits from a
      cifsfs create.
    * BUG 8509: Read-only handles on SAMR allow SAMR_DOMAIN_ACCESS_CREATE_USER.
    * BUG 8521: Winbind cache timeout expiry test was reversed.


o   Christian Ambach <ambi@samba.org>
    * BUG 8428: Fix wrong reply to DHnC (durable handle reconnect).
    * BUG 8518: SMB2 create call returns incorrect file allocation size.


o   Björn Baumbach <bb@sernet.de>
    * BUG 8364: Fix the build of gpfs.c on RHEL 6.0 with gpfs 3.4.0-4.


o   Bram <fnzon@lists.wizbit.be>
    * BUG 7551: Return error of cli_push when 'put - /some/file' is used.


o   Ira Cooper <ira@wakeful.net>
    * BUG 8395: Optimize serverid_exists() for Solaris.
    * BUG 8442: NFSv4 DENY ACLs always include SYNCHRONIZE flag - blocking
      renames.


o   G√ľnther Deschner <gd@samba.org>
    * BUG 8401: registry/reg_format.c must include includes.h.
    * BUG 7465: Fix 'net ads join -k' when KRB5CCNAME is not set.


o   David Disseldorp <ddiss@suse.de>
    * BUG 8480: acl_xattr can free an invalid pointer if no blob is loaded.
    * BUG 8520: Fix SMB2 SMB2_OP_GETINFO and SMB2_OP_IOCTL parsing requirements.


o   Wilco Baan Hofman <wilco@baanhofman.nl>
    * BUG 8455: Fix uninitialized memory problem in group_sids_to_info3.


o   Björn Jacke <bj@sernet.de>
    * BUG 8256: Add man vfs_aio_fork.
    * BUG 8363: Fix build of vfs_prealloc on SLES8.


o   Volodymyr Khomenko <Volodymyr_Khomenko@dell.com>
    * BUG 8515: Disallow "." in can_set_delete_on_close().


o   Volker Lendecke <vl@samba.org>
    * BUG 7864: Fix usage of cli_errstr().
    * BUG 8334: smb2: smbd logs "Invalid SMB packet: first request: 0x0008" and crashes.
    * BUG 8338: Add a fallback for missing open&x support in MAC OS/X Lion.
    * BUG 8360: OS/2 sends an unexpected write&x/read&x chain.
    * BUG 8385: Fix smbclient access to NT4 shares.
    * BUG 8409: Fix a Winbind race leading to 100% CPU load.
    * BUG 8420: Fix 'getent group' if trusted domains are not reachable.
    * BUG 8433: Fix segfault in iconv.c.
    * BUG 8455: Samba PDC is looking up only primary user group.


o   Herb Lewis <hlewis@panasas.com>
    * BUG 8365: Fix warning messages on Freebsd 4.6.2.


o   Stefan Metzmacher <metze@samba.org>
    * BUG 8407: SMB2 server can return requests out-of-order when processing
      a compound request.
    * BUG 8452: Check the wct of the incoming SMBnegprot responses.
    * BUG 8473: smb2_find uses a hard coded max reply size of 0x10000 instead of
      smb2_max_trans.
    * BUG 8476: Don't call smbd_terminate_connection in
      smb2_validate_message_id().
    * BUG 8503: SMB2_OP_CANCEL requests don't have to be signed.
    * BUG 8520: Fix SMB2 SMB2_OP_GETINFO and SMB2_OP_IOCTL parsing requirements.


o   SATOH Fumiyasu <fumiyas@osstech.co.jp>
    * BUG 8390: Fix the build of vfs_aixacl2.c.


o   Andreas Schneider <asn@samba.org>
    * BUG 8236: Empty notify servername.
    * BUG 8351: While migrating forms, don't fail if the form already exists.


o   Andrew Tridgell <tridge@samba.org>
    * BUG 8384: Fix smbd crashes triggered by Windows XP clients.