Bug 111852 - sendmail-8.12.10-1 does not create the pam.d smtp module
sendmail-8.12.10-1 does not create the pam.d smtp module
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: sendmail (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Florian La Roche
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-12-10 17:38 EST by Cameron Christensen
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-12-11 08:31:29 EST
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Description Cameron Christensen 2003-12-10 17:38:13 EST
Description of problem:
The /etc/pam.d/smtp module is missing after installing the
sendmail-8.12.10-1.i386.rpm.  Running an rpmverify also reports file
file as missing

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install the sendmail-8.12.10-1.i386.rpm
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Additional info:
The smtp or sendmail.pam file does exist in the
sendmail-8.12.10-1.src.rpm but does not get created during
rpm install.
Comment 1 Cameron Christensen 2003-12-10 17:43:27 EST
When smtp auth authentication is enabled for sendmail, the actual
authenticaion process fails and reports this to /var/log/messages

Dec  9 17:06:49 station2 saslauthd[19511]: do_auth         : auth
failure: [user=username] [service=smtp] [realm=] [mech=pam]
[reason=PAM auth error]
Dec  9 17:06:49 station2 sendmail[19650]: Password verification failed

Work-around was to create the /etc/pam.d/smtp file by hand and add

auth       required     pam_stack.so service=system-auth
account    required     pam_stack.so service=system-auth

Comment 2 Florian La Roche 2003-12-11 08:31:29 EST
Do you have also postfix installed? I have a bug-report that the file
can get deleted by postfix since it is not setup via "alternatives".

Current rpm has this bug fixed, thanks for reporting this.

Florian La Roche

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