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Bug 135500 - userpasswd gives "Unknown error" if the password is incorrect
userpasswd gives "Unknown error" if the password is incorrect
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: usermode (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jindrich Novy
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2004-10-12 23:43 EDT by petrosyan
Modified: 2013-07-02 19:02 EDT (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: 1.80-1
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Last Closed: 2005-05-11 08:34:50 EDT
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Description petrosyan 2004-10-12 23:43:25 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.3)
Gecko/20041012 Epiphany/1.4.4

Description of problem:
If a user tries to change his password via using userpasswd and
mistypes his current password, the program gives an "Unknown error."
dialog message.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. go to Main Menu / Preferences / Password
2. When prompted to enter the current UNIX password, intentionally
mistype it.

Actual Results:  "Unknown error" dialog appears.

Expected Results:  It should say that the user mistyped the current
UNIX password and offer another try.
Comment 1 petrosyan 2004-11-15 22:37:50 EST
this bug is still present in usermode-gtk-1.74-1
Comment 2 petrosyan 2005-05-10 21:14:27 EDT
this bug is still present in usermode-gtk-1.79-2
Comment 3 Jindrich Novy 2005-05-11 08:34:50 EDT
This is now fixed since useermode-1.80-1.

The error was caused by the unhandled PAM_AUTHTOK_ERR error code.


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