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[Announce] Samba 3.5.18 Available for Download

From: Karolin Seeger <kseeger_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Sep 24 2012 - 17:55:24 GMT
To: samba-announce@samba.org, samba@samba.org, samba-technical@samba.org

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                                "When you are courting a nice girl an
                                 hour seems like a second. When you
                                 sit on a red-hot cinder a second
                                 seems like an hour.
                                 That's relativity.

                                 Albert Einstein

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Release Announcements
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This is the latest stable release of Samba 3.5.

Major enhancements in Samba 3.5.18 include:

o Fix a smbd crash in reply_lockingX_error (bug #9084).
o Fix Winbind crashes caused by mis-identified idle clients (bug #9104).
o Desktop Managers (xdm, gdm, lightdm...) crash with SIGSEGV in
   _pam_winbind_change_pwd() when password is expiring (bug #9013).

Changes since 3.5.17:
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o Michael Adam <obnox@samba.org>
    * BUG 7788: Clarify the idmap_rid manpage.

o Jeremy Allison <jra@samba.org>
    * BUG 9098: Winbind does not refresh Kerberos tickets.
    * BUG 9147: Winbind can't fetch user or group info from AD via LDAP.
    * BUG 9150: Valid open requests can cause smbd assert due to incorrect
      oplock handling on delete requests.

o Neil R. Goldberg <ngoldber@mitre.org>
    * BUG 9100: Winbind doesn't return "Domain Local" groups from own domain.

o Hargagan <shargagan@novell.com>
    * BUG 9085: NMB registration for a duplicate workstation fails with
      registration refuse.

o Björn Jacke <bj@sernet.de>
    * BUG 7814: Fix build of sysquote_xfs.
    * BUG 8402: Winbind log spammed with idmap messages.

o Volker Lendecke <vl@samba.org>
    * BUG 9084: Fix a smbd crash in reply_lockingX_error.

o Herb Lewis <hlewis@panasas.com>
    * BUG 9104: Fix Winbind crashes caused by mis-identified idle clients.

o Luca Lorenzetto <lorenzetto-luca@ubuntu-it.org>
    * BUG 9013: Desktop Managers (xdm, gdm, lightdm...) crash with SIGSEGV in
      _pam_winbind_change_pwd() when password is expiring.

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Reporting bugs & Development Discussion
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Please discuss this release on the samba-technical mailing list or by
joining the #samba-technical IRC channel on irc.freenode.net.

If you do report problems then please try to send high quality
feedback. If you don't provide vital information to help us track down
the problem then you will probably be ignored. All bug reports should
be filed under the Samba 3.5 product in the project's Bugzilla
database (https://bugzilla.samba.org/).

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== Our Code, Our Bugs, Our Responsibility.
== The Samba Team
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Download Details
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The uncompressed tarballs and patch files have been signed
using GnuPG (ID 6568B7EA). The source code can be downloaded
from:

        http://download.samba.org/samba/ftp/stable

The release notes are available online at:

        http://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-3.5.18.html

Binary packages will be made available on a volunteer basis from

        http://download.samba.org/samba/ftp/Binary_Packages/

Our Code, Our Bugs, Our Responsibility.
(https://bugzilla.samba.org/)

                        --Enjoy
                        The Samba Team