Bug 13245 - Remote telnet access is not controlled by /etc/security/access.conf
Summary: Remote telnet access is not controlled by /etc/security/access.conf
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: inetd   
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Version: 6.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 2000-06-29 22:47 UTC by jason
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-07-03 13:51:18 UTC
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Description jason 2000-06-29 22:47:06 UTC
The /etc/security/access.conf file says that it will restrict access 
(login).  However, when you try something like this:


which should deny access to all except for account jason (connection from 
all - console & remote) locations.  This does not work.  Despite the 
above, other users are able to log in without problem.

Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-07-03 07:55:17 UTC
Does your /etc/pam.d/login file include the line:
account  required       /lib/security/pam_access.so

Comment 2 jason 2000-07-03 13:51:17 UTC
That's it!

By default installation /etc/pam.d/login file does not include the line:
account  required       /lib/security/pam_access.so

Where is this documented?  I looked everywhere.  I recommend that RH put this 
in by default if you are going to keep the /etc/security directory.  Or, put 
this required information in the header of the /etc/security/access file.

Thanks for the help.

Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 2000-07-27 19:04:09 UTC
This problem appears to be solved.

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