Bug 116755 - Saslauthd is failing to authorized kerberos5 passwords correctly
Saslauthd is failing to authorized kerberos5 passwords correctly
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: cyrus-sasl (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Steve Conklin
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-02-24 17:05 EST by Derek T. Yarnell
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-10-19 15:29:46 EDT
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Description Derek T. Yarnell 2004-02-24 17:05:27 EST
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Description of problem:
[root@consign mail]# /usr/sbin/saslauthd -a kerberos5 -d
saslauthd[14976] :main            : num_procs  : 5
saslauthd[14976] :main            : mech_option: NULL
saslauthd[14976] :main            : run_path   : /var/run/saslauthd
saslauthd[14976] :main            : auth_mech  : kerberos5
saslauthd[14976] :ipc_init        : using accept lock file:
saslauthd[14976] :detach_tty      : master pid is: 0
saslauthd[14976] :ipc_init        : listening on socket:
saslauthd[14976] :main            : using process model
saslauthd[14977] :get_accept_lock : acquired accept lock
saslauthd[14976] :have_baby       : forked child: 14977
saslauthd[14976] :have_baby       : forked child: 14978
saslauthd[14976] :have_baby       : forked child: 14979
saslauthd[14976] :have_baby       : forked child: 14980
saslauthd[14976] :get_accept_lock : acquired accept lock
saslauthd[14977] :rel_accept_lock : released accept lock
saslauthd[14977] :do_auth         : auth failure:
[user=derek][service=smtp][realm=] [mech=kerberos5] [reason=saslauthd
internal error]

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
cyrus-sasl-2.1.15-3 cyrus-sasl-gssapi-2.1.15-3

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Configure your Sendmail.conf to have saslauthd as the auth method
2. Fire up /usr/sbin/saslauthd -a kerberos5 -d

Actual Results:  You get the auth failure with reason=saslauthd
internal error

Expected Results:  Authentication should have finish correctly.

Additional info:

Kinit for that user, derek, works fine on the machine so kerberos5
authentication is working fine.
Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-10-19 15:29:46 EDT
This bug is filed against RHEL 3, which is in maintenance phase.
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