Bug 117783 - pam_unix does not log sucessful password changes
pam_unix does not log sucessful password changes
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: pam (Show other bugs)
3.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
Jay Turner
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Reported: 2004-03-08 10:43 EST by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2015-01-07 19:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-12-04 05:39:41 EST
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Description Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2004-03-08 10:43:37 EST
It has been reported to us that password changes were not being logged
to syslog, a regression over early Red Hat Linux releases.  This is
due to the change to using pam_unix by default.  pam_unix does not log
sucessful password changes, but pam_pwdb does.

pam_unix should log sucessful password changes.  Logging this as a bug
and not a feature request as I believe this is an oversight rather
than by design.

Also affects: Red Hat Linux 9, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2004-09-17 09:33:58 EDT
Note: This is fixed in FC2
Comment 5 Tomas Mraz 2004-12-04 05:39:41 EST
Ahh sorry, it was already fixed for RHEL3. I haven't somehow noticed
the patch.

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