Samba 4.1.8 Available for Download

                   Release Notes for Samba 4.1.8
                           June 3, 2014

This is the latest stable release of Samba 4.1.

Please note that this bug fix release also addresses two minor security issues
without being a dedicated security release:

  o CVE-2014-0239: dns: Don't reply to replies (bug #10609).
  o CVE-2014-0178: Malformed FSCTL_SRV_ENUMERATE_SNAPSHOTS response
    (bug #10549).

For more details including security advisories and patches, please see

Changes since 4.1.7:

o   Michael Adam <>
    * BUG 10548: build: Fix ordering problems with lib-provided and internal

o   Jeremy Allison <>
    * BUG 3124: s3: smb2: Fix 'xcopy /d' with samba shares.
    * BUG 10544: s3: lib/util: Fix logic inside set_namearray loops.
    * BUG 10564: Fix lock order violation and file lost.
    * BUG 10577: Fix wildcard unlink to fail if we get an error rather than
      trying to continue.

o   Andrew Bartlett <>
    * BUG 10569: dsdb: Do checks for invalid renames in samldb, before

o   Björn Baumbach <>
    * BUG 10239: s3: nmbd: Reset debug settings after reading config file.
    * BUG 10544: s3: lib/util: set_namearray reads across end of namelist
    * BUG 10556: lib-util: Rename memdup to smb_memdup and fix all callers.

o   Kai Blin <>
    * BUG 10609: CVE-2014-0239: dns: Don't reply to replies.

o   Alexander Bokovoy <>
    * BUG 10517: Use exit_daemon() to communicate status of startup to

o   David Disseldorp <>
    * BUG 10590: byteorder: Do not assume PowerPC is big-endian.
    * BUG 10612: printing: Fix purge of all print jobs.

o   Benjamin Franzke <>
    * BUG 10524: Fix adding NetApps.

o   Abhidnya Joshi <>
    * BUG 10547: idmap_autorid: Fix failure in reverse lookup if ID is from
      domain range index #0.

o   Stefan Metzmacher <>
    * BUG 10472: script/autobuild: Make use of

o   Noel Power <>
    * BUG 10554: Fix read of deleted memory in reply_writeclose()'.

o   Jose A. Rivera <>
    * BUG 10151: Extra ':' in msg for Waf Cross Compile Build System with
      Cross-answers command.
    * BUG 10348: Fix empty body in if-statement in continue_domain_open_lookup.

o   Christof Schmitt <>
    * BUG 10549: CVE-2014-0178: Malformed FSCTL_SRV_ENUMERATE_SNAPSHOTS

o   Andreas Schneider <>
    * BUG 10472: wafsamba: Fix the installation on FreeBSD.