Bug 844420

Summary: sudo 1.7.2p1-14.el5_8 removed sudoers line from nsswitch.conf
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Reporter: RHEL Product and Program Management <pm-rhel>
Component: sudoAssignee: Daniel Kopeček <dkopecek>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Dalibor Pospíšil <dapospis>
Severity: high Docs Contact:
Priority: high    
Version: 5.8CC: alihamad, dapospis, dkopecek, jhughes, jpallich, ksrot, pm-eus, pvrabec, redhat, toracat
Target Milestone: rcKeywords: ZStream
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Hardware: x86_64   
OS: Linux   
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Fixed In Version: sudo-1.7.2p1-14.el5_8.1 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Updating the sudo package resulted in the "sudoers" line in "/etc/nsswitch.conf" being removed. This update corrects the bug in the sudo package's post-uninstall script that caused this issue.
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Last Closed: 2012-08-07 12:54:00 EDT Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 841070    
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Description RHEL Product and Program Management 2012-07-30 10:32:30 EDT
This bug has been copied from bug #841070 and has been proposed
to be backported to 5.8 z-stream (EUS).
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2012-08-07 12:54:00 EDT
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1149.html
Comment 8 Johnny Hughes 2012-08-08 15:02:59 EDT
This fix leaves /etc/nsswitch.conf as permissions 0600 (because the postinstall uses mktemp).  nsswitch.conf needs to be 0644 instead of 0600.
Comment 9 Johnny Hughes 2012-08-08 15:09:43 EDT
see CentOS bug #5883:

http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=5883
Comment 10 Murray McAllister 2012-08-13 00:23:14 EDT
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Updating the sudo package resulted in the "sudoers" line in "/etc/nsswitch.conf" being removed. This update corrects the bug in the sudo package's post-uninstall script that caused this issue.