Samba 4.1.12 Available for Download

                   Release Notes for Samba 4.1.12
                         September 8, 2014

This is the latest stable release of Samba 4.1.

Major enhancements in Samba 4.1.12 include:

o  New parameter "winbind request timeout" has been added (bug #3204). Please
   see smb.conf man page for details.
o  Fix smbd crashes when filename contains non-ascii character (bug #10716).
o  dnsserver: Handle updates of tombstoned dnsNode objects (bug #10749).

Changes since 4.1.11:

o   Michael Adam <>
    * BUG 10369: build: Fix configure to honour '--without-dmapi'.
    * BUG 10737: s3:idmap: Don't log missing range config if range checking not
    * BUG 10741: Fix flapping VFS gpfs offline bit.

o   Jeremy Allison <>
    * BUG 3204: s3: winbindd: On new client connect, prune idle or hung
      connections older than "winbind request timeout". Add new parameter
      "winbind request timeout".
    * BUG 10640: lib: tevent: make TEVENT_SIG_INCREMENT atomic.
    * BUG 10650: Make "case sensitive = True" option working with
      "max protocol = SMB2" or higher in large directories.
    * BUG 10716: Fix smbd crashes when filename contains non-ascii
    * BUG 10728: 'net time': Fix usage and core dump.
    * BUG 10773: s3: smbd: POSIX ACLs. Remove incorrect check for
      SECINFO_PROTECTED_DACL in incoming security_information flags in
    * BUG 10794: vfs_dirsort: Fix an off-by-one error that can cause
      uninitialized memory read.

o   Björn Baumbach <>
    * BUG 10543: s3: Enforce a positive allocation_file_size for non-empty

o   Kai Blin <>
    * BUG 10466: provision: Correctly provision the SOA record minimum TTL.

o   David Disseldorp <>
    * BUG 10652: Samba 4 consuming a lot of CPU when re-reading printcap info.
    * BUG 10787: dosmode: Fix FSCTL_SET_SPARSE request validation.

o   Amitay Isaacs <>
    * BUG 10742: s4-rpc: dnsserver: Allow . to be specified for @ record.

o   Daniel Kobras <>
    * BUG 10731: sys_poll_intr: Fix timeout arithmetic.

o   Ross Lagerwall <>
    * BUG 10778: s3:libsmb: Set a max charge for SMB2 connections.

o   Volker Lendecke <>
    * BUG 10716: lib: strings: Simplify strcasecmp.
    * BUG 10758: lib: Remove unused nstrcpy.
    * BUG 10782: smbd: Properly initialize mangle_hash.

o   Stefan Metzmacher <>
    * BUG 9831: s4:setup/dns_update_list: make use of the new substitution
    * BUG 10723: Allow netr_ServerReqChallenge() and netr_ServerAuthenticate3()
      on different connections.
    * BUG 10749: s4-rpc: dnsserver: Handle updates of tombstoned dnsNode
    * BUG 10751: s4-rpc: dnsserver: return DNS_RANK_NS_GLUE recors when
      explicitly asked for.
    * BUG 10773: libcli/security: Add better detection of
      SECINFO_[UN]PROTECTED_[D|S]ACL in get_sec_info().

o   Marc Muehlfeld <>
    * BUG 10761: docs: Fix typos in smb.conf (inherit acls).

o   Shirish Pargaonkar <>
    * BUG 10755: samba: Retain case sensitivity of cifs client.

o   Arvid Requate <>
    * BUG 9570: passdb: Fix NT_STATUS_NO_SUCH_GROUP.

o   Har Gagan Sahai <>
    * BUG 10759: Fix a memory leak in cli_set_mntpoint().

o   Roel van Meer <>
    * BUG 10777: Don't discard result of checking grouptype.