Bug 162644 - sudo logging truncates username to 8 characters
sudo logging truncates username to 8 characters
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 163044
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: sudo (Show other bugs)
3.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Karel Zak
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2005-07-07 01:27 EDT by Sue Webb
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-07-12 10:50:57 EDT
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Description Sue Webb 2005-07-07 01:27:57 EDT
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Description of problem:
sudo logging truncates the username to 8 characters.  We are using windows domain ids which are not fully logged, eg. nemmco\suzannew is shown in logs as nemmco\s.  

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
1.6.7p5-1.1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Log entries do not show whole user name.
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Actual Results:  Log entries do not show whole username, it is truncated at 8 characters.

Additional info:

We chose sudo instead of su because of the better audit trail, but this bug prevents having the full audit trail, thus is a security issue.
Comment 2 Karel Zak 2005-07-12 10:50:57 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 163044 ***

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