Bug 168790 - pam_limits sets wrong values for corefile, etc (missed break)
pam_limits sets wrong values for corefile, etc (missed break)
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pam (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
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Reported: 2005-09-20 06:35 EDT by Anton Guda
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: pam-0.80-8
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Last Closed: 2005-09-20 17:55:36 EDT
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patch to fix pam_limits bug (531 bytes, patch)
2005-09-20 06:36 EDT, Anton Guda
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Description Anton Guda 2005-09-20 06:35:21 EDT
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Description of problem:
When pam_limits used in system-auth, and in /etc/security/limits.conf 
defined values for corefile size, max locaked memory, 
wrong values (really 19) is passwd to setrlimits. 
As a resilt, no core file may be created, 
no soft limit may be changed. 

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. include pam_limits in system-auth (session) 
2. set some good values for limits 
3. login and ulimit -Hc  

Actual Results:  Zero (0) is returned  
( 19/1024 = 0 ) 

Expected Results:  The same value, as in limits.conf must be returned (and setted) 

Additional info:

its a missed bread bug -- patch provided
Comment 1 Anton Guda 2005-09-20 06:36:29 EDT
Created attachment 119019 [details]
patch to fix pam_limits bug
Comment 2 Tomas Mraz 2005-09-20 08:12:24 EDT
Thank you for spotting this.
I'll also apply it upstream.

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