Samba 4.8.1 Available for Download

Samba 4.8.1 (gzipped)

Patch (gzipped) against Samba 4.8.0

                   Release Notes for Samba 4.8.1
                           April 26, 2018

This is the latest stable release of the Samba 4.8 release series.

Changes since 4.8.0:

o  Jeremy Allison <>
   * BUG 13244: s3: ldap: Ensure the ADS_STRUCT pointer doesn't get freed on
     error, we don't own it here.
   * BUG 13270: s3: smbd: Fix possible directory fd leak if the underlying OS
     doesn't support fdopendir().
   * BUG 13319: Round-tripping ACL get/set through vfs_fruit will increase the
     number of ACE entries without limit.
   * BUG 13347: s3: smbd: SMB2: Add DBGC_SMB2_CREDITS class to specifically
     debug credit issues.
   * BUG 13358: s3: smbd: Files or directories can't be opened DELETE_ON_CLOSE
     without delete access.
   * BUG 13372: s3: smbd: Fix memory leak in vfswrap_getwd().
   * BUG 13375: s3: smbd: Unix extensions attempts to change wrong field in
     fchown call.

o  Björn Baumbach <>
   * BUG 13337: ms_schema/samba-tool visualize: Fix python2.6 incompatibility.

o  Timur I. Bakeyev <>
   * BUG 13352: Fix invocation of gnutls_aead_cipher_encrypt().

o  Ralph Boehme <>
   * BUG 13328: Windows 10 cannot logon on Samba NT4 domain.
   * BUG 13332: winbindd: Recover loss of netlogon secure channel in case the
     peer DC is rebooted.
   * BUG 13363: s3:smbd: Don't use the directory cache for SMB2/3.

o  Amitay Isaacs <>
   * BUG 13356: ctdb-client: Fix bugs in client code.
   * BUG 13359: ctdb-scripts: Drop "net serverid wipe" from 50.samba event

o  Lutz Justen <>
   * BUG 13368: s3: lib: messages: Don't use the result of sec_init() before
     calling sec_init().

o  Volker Lendecke <>
   * BUG 13273: libads: Fix the build '--without-ads'.
   * BUG 13332: winbind: Keep "force_reauth" in invalidate_cm_connection,
     add 'smbcontrol disconnect-dc'.
   * BUG 13343: vfs_virusfilter: Fix CIDs 1428738-1428740.
   * BUG 13367: dsdb: Fix CID 1034966 Uninitialized scalar variable.
   * BUG 13370: rpc_server: Fix core dump in dfsgetinfo.
   * BUG 13382: smbclient: Fix notify.

o  Stefan Metzmacher <>
   * BUG 13215: Fix smbd panic if the client-supplied channel sequence number
   * BUG 13328: Windows 10 cannot logon on Samba NT4 domain.
   * BUG 13342: lib/util: Remove unused '#include <sys/syscall.h>' from
   * BUG 13343:	Fix build errors with cc from developerstudio 12.5 on Solaris.
   * BUG 13344: Fix the picky-developer build on FreeBSD 11.
   * BUG 13345: s3:modules: Fix the build of vfs_aixacl2.c.

o  Anton Nefedov
   * BUG 13338: s3:smbd: map nterror on smb2_flush errorpath.

o  Noel Power <>
   * BUG 13341: lib:replace: Fix linking when libtirpc-devel overwrites system

o  Christof Schmitt <>
   * BUG 13312: winbindd: 'wbinfo --name-to-sid' returns misleading result on
     invalid query.

o  Andreas Schneider <>
   * BUG 13376: s3:passdb: Do not return OK if we don't have pinfo set up.

o  Eric Vannier <>
   * BUG 13302: Allow AESNI to be used on all processor supporting AESNI.