Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 123271
Users get error message when changing passwords after applying KB828741
Last modified: 2014-08-31 19:26:09 EDT
Description of problem:
Users on WinXP systems (and possibly other MS systems) get an error
"The system cannot change your password right now because domain XXX
is unavailable" (or something similar - this is translated from Dutch)
when changing their passwords. This happens after applying MS patch
KB 828741 (=security critical)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
RHEL 3, completely up2date. Uses Samba-3.0.2-6.3E
Change password using a KB828741 patched system.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Change password
This is a known issue with Samba, and Samba 3.0.4 fixes this. See
3.0.4 release notes. Please make an updated RPM available for RHEL 3
This fix is absolutely critical and should be back ported into 3.0.2
or RHEL3 samba packages updated to 3.0.4, which is preferred given the
number of samba bugs 3.0.3 and 3.0.4 fix (a number of which we are
running into here with a production samba+ldap environment of 100some
Can you please update with current status?
I've built new rpms that are currently going through QA. If you
want to try them, I put a copy on
Note that these have not yes been QAd, use at your own risk, etc.
samba-3.0.4-3.3E is being targeted for release in U3
An errata has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.
A user reports "I checked the samba sites and noticed that it
refereences KB 828741 (actually 828741 as MS don't use KB for patches
any more. However, this is for MS04-012, when the real problem is with
MS04-011 as stated in the Samba changelog. This is 835732."