[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#451839: samba: PANIC (pid xxx): push_ascii - dest_len == -1

Harry Sintonen sintonen at iki.fi
Sun Nov 18 20:43:53 UTC 2007

Package: samba
Version: 3.0.27-1
Severity: important

The following crash occurs each time I try to list contents of the samba 
mount by using custom smbfs:

[2007/11/18 22:21:52, 0] smbd/server.c:main(944)
  smbd version 3.0.27 started.
  Copyright Andrew Tridgell and the Samba Team 1992-2007
[2007/11/18 22:21:56, 1] smbd/service.c:make_connection_snum(1033)
  peg2 ( connect to service All initially as user p (uid=1000, gid=1000) (pid 29366)
[2007/11/18 22:22:07, 0] lib/util.c:smb_panic(1632)
  PANIC (pid 29366): push_ascii - dest_len == -1
[2007/11/18 22:22:07, 0] lib/util.c:log_stack_trace(1736)
  BACKTRACE: 14 stack frames:
   #0 /usr/sbin/smbd(log_stack_trace+0x2d) [0x827c9dd]
   #1 /usr/sbin/smbd(smb_panic+0x5d) [0x827cb0d]
   #2 /usr/sbin/smbd [0x82655ac]
   #3 /usr/sbin/smbd(push_string_fn+0x44) [0x82655f4]
   #4 /usr/sbin/smbd(srvstr_push_fn+0xa5) [0x80fbcb5]
   #5 /usr/sbin/smbd [0x80e64ca]
   #6 /usr/sbin/smbd [0x80e84c6]
   #7 /usr/sbin/smbd(handle_trans2+0x180) [0x80e8c70]
   #8 /usr/sbin/smbd(reply_trans2+0x69c) [0x80ef1bc]
   #9 /usr/sbin/smbd [0x810b2fe]
   #10 /usr/sbin/smbd(smbd_process+0x89b) [0x810c71b]
   #11 /usr/sbin/smbd(main+0xa18) [0x834b4f8]
   #12 /lib/i686/cmov/libc.so.6(__libc_start_main+0xe0) [0xb7bd2050]
   #13 /usr/sbin/smbd [0x8093fd1]
[2007/11/18 22:22:07, 0] lib/util.c:smb_panic(1637)
  smb_panic(): calling panic action [/usr/share/samba/panic-action 
[2007/11/18 22:22:07, 0] lib/util.c:smb_panic(1645)
  smb_panic(): action returned status 0
[2007/11/18 22:22:07, 0] lib/fault.c:dump_core(181)
  dumping core in /var/log/samba/cores/smbd
[2007/11/18 22:22:07, 1] smbd/service.c:make_connection_snum(1033)
  peg2 ( connect to service All initially as user p (uid=1000, gid=1000) (pid 29383)

Accessing files directly works fine, trying to list the directory 
contents fails as described.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=fi_FI at euro, LC_CTYPE=fi_FI at euro (charmap=ISO-8859-15)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages samba depends on:
ii  adduser               3.105              add and remove users and groups
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0] 1.5.17             Debian configuration management sy
ii  libacl1               2.2.45-1           Access control list shared library
ii  libattr1              1:2.4.39-1         Extended attribute shared library
ii  libc6                 2.6.1-6            GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libcomerr2            1.40.2-1           common error description library
ii  libcupsys2            1.3.4-1            Common UNIX Printing System(tm) - 
ii  libgnutls13           2.0.4-1            the GNU TLS library - runtime libr
ii  libkrb53              1.6.dfsg.3~beta1-2 MIT Kerberos runtime libraries
ii  libldap2              2.1.30.dfsg-13.5   OpenLDAP libraries
ii  libpam-modules         Pluggable Authentication Modules f
ii  libpam-runtime         Runtime support for the PAM librar
ii  libpam0g             Pluggable Authentication Modules l
ii  libpopt0              1.10-3             lib for parsing cmdline parameters
ii  logrotate             3.7.1-3            Log rotation utility
ii  lsb-base              3.1-24             Linux Standard Base 3.1 init scrip
ii  procps                1:3.2.7-5          /proc file system utilities
ii  samba-common          3.0.27-1           Samba common files used by both th
ii  update-inetd          4.27-0.6           inetd.conf updater
ii  zlib1g                1:   compression library - runtime

Versions of packages samba recommends:
pn  smbldap-tools                 <none>     (no description available)

-- debconf information:
  samba/tdbsam: false
  samba/generate_smbpasswd: true
  samba/run_mode: daemons

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