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                   =============================
                   Release Notes for Samba 4.8.5
                           August 24, 2018
                   =============================


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


Changes since 4.8.4:
--------------------

o  Jeremy Allison <jra@samba.org>
   * BUG 13474: python: pysmbd: Additional error path leak fix.
   * BUG 13511: libsmbclient: Initialize written value before use.
   * BUG 13519: ldb: Refuse to build Samba against a newer minor version of
     ldb.
   * BUG 13527: s3: libsmbclient: Fix cli_splice() fallback when reading less
     than a complete file.
   * BUG 13537: Using "sendfile = yes" with SMB2 can cause CPU spin.

o  Andrew Bartlett <abartlet@samba.org>
   * BUG 13575: ldb: Release LDB 1.3.6.

o  Bailey Berro <baileyberro@chromium.org>
   * BUG 13511: libsmbclient: Initialize written in cli_splice_fallback().

o  Ralph Boehme <slow@samba.org>
   * BUG 13318: Durable Handles reconnect fails in a cluster when the cluster
     fs uses different device ids.
   * BUG 13351: s3: smbd: Always set vuid in check_user_ok().
   * BUG 13441: vfs_fruit: Delete 0 byte size streams if AAPL is enabled.
   * BUG 13451: Fail renaming file if that file has open streams.
   * BUG 13505: lib: smb_threads: Fix access before init bug.
   * BUG 13535: s3: smbd: Fix path check in
     smbd_smb2_create_durable_lease_check().

o  Alexander Bokovoy <ab@samba.org>
   * BUG 13538: samba-tool trust: Support discovery via netr_GetDcName.

o  Samuel Cabrero <scabrero@suse.de>
   * BUG 13540: ctdb_mutex_ceph_rados_helper: Set SIGINT signal handler.

o  David Disseldorp <ddiss@samba.org>
   * BUG 13506: vfs_ceph: Don't lie about flock support.
   * BUG 13540: Fix deadlock with ctdb_mutex_ceph_rados_helper.

o  Amitay Isaacs <amitay@gmail.com>
   * BUG 13493: ctdb: Fix build on FreeBSD and AIX.

o  Volker Lendecke <vl@samba.org>
   * BUG 13553: libsmb: Fix CID 1438243 (Unchecked return value), CID 1438244
     (Unsigned compared against 0), CID 1438245 (Dereference before null check),
     CID 1438246 (Unchecked return value).
   * BUG 13584: vfs_fruit: Fix a panic if fruit_access_check detects a locking
     conflict.

o  Gary Lockyer <gary@catalyst.net.nz>
   * BUG 13536: The current position in the dns name was not advanced past the
     '.' character.

o  Stefan Metzmacher <metze@samba.org>
   * BUG 13308: samba-tool domain trust: Fix trust compatibility to Windows
     Server 1709 and FreeIPA.

o  Oleksandr Natalenko <oleksandr@redhat.com>
   * BUG 13559: systemd: Only start smb when network interfaces are up.

o  Noel Power <noel.power@suse.com>
   * BUG 13553: Fix quotas with SMB2.
   * BUG 13563: s3/smbd: Ensure quota code is only called when quota support
     detected.

o  Anoop C S <anoopcs@redhat.com>
   * BUG 13204: s3/libsmb: Explicitly set delete_on_close token for rmdir.

o  Andreas Schneider <asn@samba.org>
   * BUG 13489: krb5_plugin: Install plugins to krb5 modules dir.
   * BUG 13503: s3:winbind: Do not lookup local system accounts in AD.

o  Martin Schwenke <martin@meltin.net>
   * BUG 13499: Don't use CTDB_BROADCAST_VNNMAP.
   * BUG 13500: ctdb-daemon: Only consider client ID for local database attach.

o  Justin Stephenson <jstephen@redhat.com>
   * BUG 13485: s3:client: Add "--quiet" option to smbclient.

o  Ralph Wuerthner <ralph.wuerthner@de.ibm.com>
   * BUG 13568: s3: vfs: time_audit: Fix handling of token_blob in
     smb_time_audit_offload_read_recv().


#######################################
Reporting bugs & Development Discussion
#######################################

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 4.1 and newer" product in the project's Bugzilla
database (https://bugzilla.samba.org/).


======================================================================
== Our Code, Our Bugs, Our Responsibility.
== The Samba Team
======================================================================


Release notes for older releases follow:
----------------------------------------

                   =============================
                   Release Notes for Samba 4.8.4
                           August 14, 2018
                   =============================


This is a security release in order to address the following defects:

o  CVE-2018-1139  (Weak authentication protocol allowed.)
o  CVE-2018-1140  (Denial of Service Attack on DNS and LDAP server.)
o  CVE-2018-10858 (Insufficient input validation on client directory
		   listing in libsmbclient.)
o  CVE-2018-10918 (Denial of Service Attack on AD DC DRSUAPI server.)
o  CVE-2018-10919 (Confidential attribute disclosure from the AD LDAP
		   server.)


=======
Details
=======

o  CVE-2018-1139:
   Vulnerability that allows authentication via NTLMv1 even if disabled.

o  CVE-2018-1140:
   Missing null pointer checks may crash the Samba AD DC, both over
   DNS and LDAP.

o  CVE-2018-10858:
   A malicious server could return a directory entry that could corrupt
   libsmbclient memory.

o  CVE-2018-10918:
   Missing null pointer checks may crash the Samba AD DC, over the
   authenticated DRSUAPI RPC service.

o  CVE-2018-10919:
   Missing access control checks allow discovery of confidential attribute
   values via authenticated LDAP search expressions.


Changes since 4.8.3:
--------------------

o  Jeremy Allison <jra@samba.org>
   * BUG 13453: CVE-2018-10858: libsmb: Harden smbc_readdir_internal() against
     returns from malicious servers.

o  Andrew Bartlett <abartlet@samba.org>
   * BUG 13374: CVE-2018-1140: ldbsearch '(distinguishedName=abc)' and DNS query
     with escapes crashes, ldb: Release LDB 1.3.5 for CVE-2018-1140
   * BUG 13552: CVE-2018-10918: cracknames: Fix DoS (NULL pointer de-ref) when
     not servicePrincipalName is set on a user.

o  Tim Beale <timbeale@catalyst.net.nz>
   * BUG 13434: CVE-2018-10919: acl_read: Fix unauthorized attribute access via
     searches.

o  Günther Deschner <gd@samba.org>
   * BUG 13360: CVE-2018-1139 libcli/auth: Do not allow ntlmv1 over SMB1 when it
     is disabled via "ntlm auth".

o  Andrej Gessel <Andrej.Gessel@janztec.com>
   * BUG 13374: CVE-2018-1140 Add NULL check for ldb_dn_get_casefold() in
     ltdb_index_dn_attr().


#######################################
Reporting bugs & Development Discussion
#######################################

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 4.1 and newer" product in the project's Bugzilla
database (https://bugzilla.samba.org/).


======================================================================
== Our Code, Our Bugs, Our Responsibility.
== The Samba Team
======================================================================


----------------------------------------------------------------------


                   =============================
                   Release Notes for Samba 4.8.3
                            June 26, 2018
                   =============================


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


Changes since 4.8.2:
--------------------

o  Jeremy Allison <jra@samba.org>
   * BUG 13428: s3: smbd: Fix SMB2-FLUSH against directories.
   * BUG 13457: s3: smbd: printing: Re-implement delete-on-close semantics for
     print files missing since 3.5.x.
   * BUG 13474: python: Fix talloc frame use in make_simple_acl().

o  Jeffrey Altman <jaltman@secure-endpoints.com>
   * BUG 11573: heimdal: lib/krb5: Do not fail set_config_files due to parse
     error.

o  Andrew Bartlett <abartlet@samba.org>
   * ldb: version 1.3.4
   * BUG 13448: ldb: One-level search was incorrectly falling back to full DB
     scan.
   * BUG 13452: ldb: Save a copy of the index result before calling the
     callbacks.
   * BUG 13454: No Backtrace given by Samba's AD DC by default.
   * BUG 13471: ldb_tdb: Use mem_ctx and so avoid leak onto long-term memory
     on duplicated add.

o  Ralph Boehme <slow@samba.org>
   * BUG 13432: s3:smbd: Fix interaction between chown and SD flags.

o  Günther Deschner <gd@samba.org>
   * BUG 13437: Fix building Samba with gcc 8.1.

o  Andrej Gessel <Andrej.Gessel@janztec.com>
   * BUG 13475: Fix several mem leaks in ldb_index ldb_search ldb_tdb.

o  Volker Lendecke <vl@samba.org>
   * BUG 13331: libgpo: Fix the build --without-ads.

o  Stefan Metzmacher <metze@samba.org>
   * BUG 13369: Looking up the user using the UPN results in user name with the
     REALM instead of the DOMAIN.
   * BUG 13427: Fix broken server side GENSEC_FEATURE_LDAP_STYLE handling
     (NTLMSSP NTLM2 packet check failed due to invalid signature!).

o  Christof Schmitt <cs@samba.org>
   * BUG 13446: smbd: Flush dfree memcache on service reload.
   * BUG 13478: krb5_wrap: Fix keep_old_entries logic for older Kerberos
     libraries.

o  Andreas Schneider <asn@samba.org>
   * BUG 13369: Looking up the user using the UPN results in user name with the
     REALM instead of the DOMAIN.
   * BUG 13437: Fix building Samba with gcc 8.1.
   * BUG 13440: s3:utils: Do not segfault on error in DoDNSUpdate().
   * BUG 13480: krb5_plugin: Add winbind localauth plugin for MIT Kerberos.

o  Lukas Slebodnik <lslebodn@fedoraproject.org>
   * BUG 13459: ldb: Fix memory leak on module context.


#######################################
Reporting bugs & Development Discussion
#######################################

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 4.1 and newer" product in the project's Bugzilla
database (https://bugzilla.samba.org/).


======================================================================
== Our Code, Our Bugs, Our Responsibility.
== The Samba Team
======================================================================


----------------------------------------------------------------------


                   =============================
                   Release Notes for Samba 4.8.2
                            May 16, 2018
                   =============================


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

Major bug fixes include:
------------------------

   o After update to 4.8.0 DC failed with "Failed to find our own
     NTDS Settings objectGUID" (bug #13335).

Changes since 4.8.1:
--------------------

o  Jeremy Allison <jra@samba.org>
   * BUG 13380: s3: smbd: Generic fix for incorrect reporting of stream dos
     attributes on a directory.
   * BUG 13412: ceph: VFS: Add asynchronous fsync to ceph module, fake using
     synchronous call.
   * BUG 13419: s3: libsmbclient: Fix hard-coded connection error return of
     ETIMEDOUT.

o  Andrew Bartlett <abartlet@samba.org>
   * BUG 13306: ldb: Release ldb 1.3.3:
     * Fix failure to upgrade to the GUID index DB format.
     * Add tests for GUID index behaviour.
   * BUG 13420: s4-lsa: Fix use-after-free in LSA server.
   * BUG 13430: winbindd: Do re-connect if the RPC call fails in the passdb
     case.

o  Ralph Boehme <slow@samba.org>
   * BUG 13416: s3:cleanupd: Sends MSG_SMB_UNLOCK twice to interested peers.
   * BUG 13414: s3:cleanupd: Use MSG_SMB_BRL_VALIDATE to signal cleanupd
     unclean process shutdown.

o  David Disseldorp <ddiss@samba.org>
   * BUG 13425: vfs_ceph: add fake async pwrite/pread send/recv hooks.

o  Amitay Isaacs <amitay@gmail.com>
   * BUG 13411: ctdb-client: Remove ununsed functions from old client code.

o  Björn Jacke <bjacke@samba.org>
   * BUG 13395: printing: Return the same error code as windows does on upload
     failures.

o  Gary Lockyer <gary@catalyst.net.nz>
   * BUG 13335: After update to 4.8.0 DC failed with "Failed to find our own
     NTDS Settings objectGUID".

o  Stefan Metzmacher <metze@samba.org>
   * BUG 13400: nsswitch: Fix memory leak in winbind_open_pipe_sock() when the
     privileged pipe is not accessable.
   * BUG 13420: s4:lsa_lookup: remove TALLOC_FREE(state) after all
     dcesrv_lsa_Lookup{Names,Sids}_base_map() calls.

o  Vandana Rungta <vrungta@amazon.com>
   * BUG 13424: s3: VFS: Fix memory leak in vfs_ceph.

o  Christof Schmitt <cs@samba.org>
   * BUG 13407: rpc_server: Fix NetSessEnum with stale sessions.

o  Andreas Schneider <asn@samba.org>
   * BUG 13417: s3:smbspool: Fix cmdline argument handling.


#######################################
Reporting bugs & Development Discussion
#######################################

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 4.1 and newer" product in the project's Bugzilla
database (https://bugzilla.samba.org/).


======================================================================
== Our Code, Our Bugs, Our Responsibility.
== The Samba Team
======================================================================


----------------------------------------------------------------------


                   =============================
                   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 <jra@samba.org>
   * 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 <bb@sernet.de>
   * BUG 13337: ms_schema/samba-tool visualize: Fix python2.6 incompatibility.

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

o  Ralph Boehme <slow@samba.org>
   * 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 <amitay@gmail.com>
   * BUG 13356: ctdb-client: Fix bugs in client code.
   * BUG 13359: ctdb-scripts: Drop "net serverid wipe" from 50.samba event
     script.

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

o  Volker Lendecke <vl@samba.org>
   * 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 <metze@samba.org>
   * BUG 13215: Fix smbd panic if the client-supplied channel sequence number
     wraps.
   * BUG 13328: Windows 10 cannot logon on Samba NT4 domain.
   * BUG 13342: lib/util: Remove unused '#include <sys/syscall.h>' from
     tests/tfork.c.
   * 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 <noel.power@suse.com>
   * BUG 13341: lib:replace: Fix linking when libtirpc-devel overwrites system
     headers.

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

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

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


#######################################
Reporting bugs & Development Discussion
#######################################

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 4.1 and newer" product in the project's Bugzilla
database (https://bugzilla.samba.org/).


======================================================================
== Our Code, Our Bugs, Our Responsibility.
== The Samba Team
======================================================================


----------------------------------------------------------------------


                   =============================
                   Release Notes for Samba 4.8.0
                           March 13, 2018
                   =============================


This is the first stable release of the Samba 4.8 release series.
Please read the release notes carefully before upgrading.


UPGRADING
=========

New GUID Index mode in sam.ldb for the AD DC
--------------------------------------------

Users who upgrade a Samba AD DC in-place will experience a short delay
in the first startup of Samba while the sam.ldb is re-indexed.

Unlike in previous releases a transparent downgrade is not possible.
If you wish to downgrade such a DB to a Samba 4.7 or earlier version,
please run the source4/scripting/bin/sambaundoguididx script first.

Domain member setups require winbindd
-------------------------------------

Setups with "security = domain" or "security = ads" require a
running 'winbindd' now. The fallback that smbd directly contacts
domain controllers is gone.

smbclient reparse point symlink parameters reversed
---------------------------------------------------

See the more detailed description below.

Changed trusted domains listing with wbinfo -m --verbose
--------------------------------------------------------

See the more detailed description below.

NEW FEATURES/CHANGES
====================

New GUID Index mode in sam.ldb for the AD DC
--------------------------------------------

The new layout used for sam.ldb is GUID, rather than DN oriented.
This provides Samba's Active Directory Domain Controller with a faster
database, particularly at larger scale.

The underlying DB is still TDB, simply the choice of key has changed.

The new mode is not optional, so no configuration is required.  Older
Samba versions cannot read the new database (see the upgrade
note above).

KDC GPO application
-------------------

Adds Group Policy support for the Samba kdc. Applies password policies
(minimum/maximum password age, minimum password length, and password
complexity) and kerberos policies (user/service ticket lifetime and
renew lifetime).

Adds the samba_gpoupdate script for applying and unapplying
policy. Can be applied automatically by setting

 'apply group policies = yes'.

Time Machine Support with vfs_fruit
-----------------------------------

Samba can be configured as a Time Machine target for Apple Mac devices
through the vfs_fruit module. When enabling a share for Time Machine
support the relevant Avahi records to support discovery will be published
for installations that have been built against the Avahi client library.

Shares can be designated as a Time Machine share with the following setting:

  'fruit:time machine = yes'

Support for lower casing the MDNS Name
--------------------------------------

Allows the server name that is advertised through MDNS to be set to the
hostname rather than the Samba NETBIOS name. This allows an administrator
to make Samba registered MDNS records match the case of the hostname
rather than being in all capitals.

This can be set with the following settings:

  'mdns name = mdns'

Encrypted secrets
-----------------

Attributes deemed to be sensitive are now encrypted on disk. The sensitive
values are currently:
	pekList
	msDS-ExecuteScriptPassword
	currentValue
	dBCSPwd
	initialAuthIncoming
	initialAuthOutgoing
	lmPwdHistory
	ntPwdHistory
	priorValue
	supplementalCredentials
	trustAuthIncoming
	trustAuthOutgoing
	unicodePwd
	clearTextPassword

This encryption is enabled by default on a new provision or join, it
can be disabled at provision or join time with the new option
'--plaintext-secrets'.

However, an in-place upgrade will not encrypt the database.

Once encrypted, it is not possible to do an in-place downgrade (eg to
4.7) of the database. To obtain an unencrypted copy of the database a
new DC join should be performed, specifying the '--plaintext-secrets'
option.

The key file "encrypted_secrets.key" is created in the same directory
as the database and should NEVER be disclosed.  It is included by the
samba_backup script.

Active Directory replication visualisation
------------------------------------------

To work out what is happening in a replication graph, it is sometimes
helpful to use visualisations. We introduce a samba-tool subcommand to
write Graphviz dot output and generate text-based heatmaps of the
distance in hops between DCs.

There are two subcommands, two graphical modes, and (roughly) two modes of
operation with respect to the location of authority.

`samba-tool visualize ntdsconn` looks at NTDS Connections.
`samba-tool visualize reps` looks at repsTo and repsFrom objects.

In '--distance' mode (default), the distances between DCs are shown in
a matrix in the terminal. With '--color=yes', this is depicted as a
heatmap. With '--utf8' it is a lttle prettier.

In '--dot' mode, Graphviz dot output is generated. When viewed using
dot or xdot, this shows the network as a graph with DCs as vertices
and connections edges. Certain types of degenerate edges are shown in
different colours or line-styles.

smbclient reparse point symlink parameters reversed
---------------------------------------------------

A bug in smbclient caused the 'symlink' command to reverse the
meaning of the new name and link target parameters when creating a
reparse point symlink against a Windows server. As this is a
little used feature the ordering of these parameters has been
reversed to match the parameter ordering of the UNIX extensions
'symlink' command. The usage message for this command has also
been improved to remove confusion.

Winbind changes
---------------

The dependency to global list of trusted domains within
the winbindd processes has been reduced a lot.

The construction of that global list is not reliable and often
incomplete in complex trust setups. In most situations the list is not needed
any more for winbindd to operate correctly. E.g. for plain file serving via SMB
using a simple idmap setup with autorid, tdb or ad. However some more complex
setups require the list, e.g. if you specify idmap backends for specific
domains. Some pam_winbind setups may also require the global list.

If you have a setup that doesn't require the global list, you should set
"winbind scan trusted domains = no".

Improved support for trusted domains (as AD DC)
-----------------------------------------------

The support for trusted domains/forests has improved a lot.

External domain trusts, as well a transitive forest trusts,
are supported in both directions (inbound and outbound)
for Kerberos and NTLM authentication now.

The LSA LookupNames and LookupSids implementations
support resolving names and sids from trusts domains/forest
now. This is important in order to allow Samba based
domain members to make use of the trust.

However there are currently still a few limitations:

- It's not possible to add users/groups of a trusted domain
  into domain groups. So group memberships are not expanded
  on trust boundaries.
  See https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13300
- Both sides of the trust need to fully trust each other!
- No SID filtering rules are applied at all!
- This means DCs of domain A can grant domain admin rights
  in domain B.
- Selective (CROSS_ORIGANIZATION) authentication is
  not supported. It's possible to create such a trust,
  but the KDC and winbindd ignore them.

Changed trusted domains listing with wbinfo -m --verbose
--------------------------------------------------------

The trust properties printed by wbinfo -m --verbose have been changed to
correctly reflect the view of the system where wbinfo is executed.

The trust type field in particular can show additional values that correctly
reflect the type of the trust: "Local" for the local SAM and BUILTIN,
"Workstation" for a workstation trust to the primary domain, "RWDC" for the SAM
on a AD DC, "RODC" for the SAM on a read-only DC, "PDC" for the SAM on a
NT4-style DC, "Forest" for a AD forest trust and "External" for quarantined,
external or NT4-style trusts.

Indirect trusts are shown as "Routed" including the routing domain.

Example, on a AD DC (SDOM1):

Domain Name DNS Domain          Trust Type  Transitive  In   Out
BUILTIN                         Local
SDOM1       sdom1.site          RWDC
WDOM3       wdom3.site          Forest      Yes         No   Yes
WDOM2       wdom2.site          Forest      Yes         Yes  Yes
SUBDOM31    subdom31.wdom3.site Routed (via WDOM3)
SUBDOM21    subdom21.wdom2.site Routed (via WDOM2)

Same setup, on a member of WDOM2:

Domain Name DNS Domain          Trust Type  Transitive  In   Out
BUILTIN                         Local
TITAN                           Local
WDOM2       wdom2.site          Workstation Yes         No   Yes
WDOM1       wdom1.site          Routed (via WDOM2)
WDOM3       wdom3.site          Routed (via WDOM2)
SUBDOM21    subdom21.wdom2.site Routed (via WDOM2)
SDOM1       sdom1.site          Routed (via WDOM2)
SUBDOM11    subdom11.wdom1.site Routed (via WDOM2)

The list of trusts may be incomplete and additional domains may appear as
"Routed" if a user of an unknown domain is successfully authenticated.

VirusFilter VFS module
----------------------

This new module integrates with Sophos, F-Secure and ClamAV anti-virus
software to provide scanning and filtering of files on a Samba share.


Local authorization plugin for MIT Kerberos
-------------------------------------------

This plugin controls the relationship between Kerberos principals and AD
accounts through winbind. The module receives the Kerberos principal and the
local account name as inputs and can then check if they match. This can resolve
issues with canonicalized names returned by Kerberos within AD. If the user
tries to log in as 'alice', but the samAccountName is set to ALICE (uppercase),
Kerberos would return ALICE as the username. Kerberos would not be able to map
'alice' to 'ALICE' in this case and auth would fail.  With this plugin account
names can be correctly mapped. This only applies to GSSAPI authentication,
not for the geting the initial ticket granting ticket.

REMOVED FEATURES
================

'net serverid' commands removed
-------------------------------

The two commands 'net serverid list' and 'net serverid wipe' have been
removed, because the file serverid.tdb is not used anymore.

'net serverid list' can be replaced by listing all files in the
subdirectory "msg.lock" of Samba's "lock directory". The unique id
listed by 'net serverid list' is stored in every process' lockfile in
"msg.lock".

'net serverid wipe' is not necessary anymore. It was meant primarily
for clustered environments, where the serverid.tdb file was not
properly cleaned up after single node crashes. Nowadays smbd and
winbind take care of cleaning up the msg.lock and msg.sock directories
automatically.

NT4-style replication based net commands removed
------------------------------------------------

The following commands and sub-commands have been removed from the
"net" utility:

net rpc samdump
net rpc vampire ldif

Also, replicating from a real NT4 domain with "net rpc vampire" and
"net rpc vampire keytab" has been removed.

The NT4-based commands were accidentally broken in 2013, and nobody
noticed the breakage. So instead of fixing them including tests (which
would have meant writing a server for the protocols, which we don't
have) we decided to remove them.

For the same reason, the "samsync", "samdeltas" and "database_redo"
commands have been removed from rpcclient.

"net rpc vampire keytab" from Active Directory domains continues to be
supported.

vfs_aio_linux module removed
----------------------------

The current Linux kernel aio does not match what Samba would
do. Shipping code that uses it leads people to false
assumptions. Samba implements async I/O based on threads by default,
there is no special module required to see benefits of read and write
request being sent do the disk in parallel.


smb.conf changes
================

  Parameter Name                     Description             Default
  --------------                     -----------             -------
  apply group policies               New                     no
  auth methods                       Removed
  binddns dir                        New
  client schannel                    Default changed/        yes
                                     Deprecated
  gpo update command                 New
  ldap ssl ads                       Deprecated
  map untrusted to domain            Removed
  oplock contention limit            Removed
  prefork children                   New                     1
  mdns name                          New                     netbios
  fruit:time machine                 New                     false
  profile acls                       Removed
  use spnego                         Removed
  server schannel                    Default changed/        yes
                                     Deprecated
  unicode                            Deprecated
  winbind scan trusted domains       New                     yes
  winbind trusted domains only       Removed


CHANGES SINCE 4.8.0rc4
======================

o  Jeremy Allison <jra@samba.org>
   * BUG 11343: CVE-2018-1050: Codenomicon crashes in spoolss server code.

o  Ralph Boehme <slow@samba.org>
   * BUG 13272: CVE-2018-1057: Unprivileged user can change any user (and admin)
     password.
   * BUG 13313: nsswitch: Fix wbinfo -m --verbose trust type "Local".

o  Stefan Metzmacher <metze@samba.org>
   * BUG 13272: CVE-2018-1057: Unprivileged user can change any user (and admin)
     password.

o  Dan Robertson <drobertson@tripwire.com>
   * BUG 13310: libsmb: Use smb2 tcon if conn_protocol >= SMB2_02.

o  Andreas Schneider <asn@samba.org>
   * BUG 13315: s3:smbd: Do not crash if we fail to init the session table.


CHANGES SINCE 4.8.0rc3
======================

o  Ralph Boehme <slow@samba.org>
   * BUG 13287: Fix numerous trust related bugs in winbindd and s4 LSA RPC
     server.
   * BUG 13296: vfs_fruit: Use off_t, not size_t for TM size calculations.

o  Alexander Bokovoy <ab@samba.org>
   * BUG 13304: mit-kdb: Support MIT Kerberos 1.16 KDB API changes.

o  Günther Deschner <gd@samba.org>
   * BUG 13277: build: Fix libceph-common detection.

o  Poornima G <pgurusid@redhat.com>
   * BUG 13297: vfs_glusterfs: Fix the wrong pointer being sent in
     glfs_fsync_async.

o  Volker Lendecke <vl@samba.org>
   * BUG 13305: vfs_fileid: Fix the 32-bit build.

o  Stefan Metzmacher <metze@samba.org>
   * BUG 13206: Unable to authenticate with an empty string domain ''.
   * BUG 13276: configure aborts without libnettle/gnutls.
   * BUG 13278: winbindd (on an AD DC) should only use netlogon/lsa against
     trusted domains.
   * BUG 13287: Fix numerous trust related bugs in winbindd and s4 LSA RPC
     server.
   * BUG 13290: A disconnecting winbind client can cause a problem in 
     the winbind parent child communication.
   * BUG 13291: tevent: version 0.9.36.
   * BUG 13292: winbind requests could get stuck in the queue of a busy child,
     while later requests could get served fine by other children.
   * BUG 13293: Minimize the lifetime of winbindd_cli_state->{pw,gr}ent_state.
   * BUG 13294: Avoid using fstrcpy(domain->dcname,...) on a char *.
   * BUG 13295: winbind parent should find the dc of a foreign domain via the
     primary domain.
   * BUG 13299: Disable support for CROSS_ORGANIZATION domains.
   * BUG 13306: ldb: version 1.3.2.

o  Sachin Prabhu <sprabhu@redhat.com>
   * BUG 13303: vfs_glusterfs: Add fallocate support for vfs_glusterfs.

o  Garming Sam <garming@catalyst.net.nz>
   * BUG 13031: subnet: Avoid a segfault when renaming subnet objects.
   * BUG 13269: RODC may skip objects during replication due to naming
     conflicts.


CHANGES SINCE 4.8.0rc2
======================

o  Trever L. Adams <trever.adams@gmail.com>
   * BUG 13246: Backport Samba VirusFilter.

o  Ralph Boehme <slow@samba.org>
   * BUG 13228: dbcheck: Add support for restoring missing forward links.

o  Günther Deschner <gd@samba.org>
   * BUG 13221: python: fix the build with python3.

o  Stefan Metzmacher <metze@samba.org>
   * BUG 13228: dbcheck: Add support for restoring missing forward links.


CHANGES SINCE 4.8.0rc1
======================

o  Günther Deschner <gd@samba.org>
   * BUG 13227: packaging: Fix default systemd-dir path.
   * BUG 13238: build: Deal with recent glibc sunrpc header removal.

o  Stefan Metzmacher <metze@samba.org>
   * BUG 13228: repl_meta_data: fix linked attribute corruption on databases
     with unsorted links on expunge.

o  Christof Schmitt <cs@samba.org>
   * BUG 13217: s3/smbd: Remove file system sharemode before calling unlink.

o  Andreas Schneider <asn@samba.org>
   * BUG 13209: Small improvements in winbindd for the resource cleanup in error
     cases.
   * BUG 13238: Make Samba work with tirpc and libnsl2.


KNOWN ISSUES
============

https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Release_Planning_for_Samba_4.8#Release_blocking_bugs


#######################################
Reporting bugs & Development Discussion
#######################################

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 4.1 and newer product in the project's Bugzilla
database (https://bugzilla.samba.org/).


======================================================================
== Our Code, Our Bugs, Our Responsibility.
== The Samba Team
======================================================================