Bug 170564 - add audit message to login
Summary: add audit message to login
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: util-linux   
(Show other bugs)
Version: 4.0
Hardware: All Linux
Target Milestone: ---
: ---
Assignee: Karel Zak
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
: 173480 (view as bug list)
Depends On: 170495
Blocks: 168429
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-10-12 22:03 UTC by Steve Grubb
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version: RHBA-2006-0061
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2006-03-07 18:06:31 UTC
Type: ---
Regression: ---
Mount Type: ---
Documentation: ---
Verified Versions:
Category: ---
oVirt Team: ---
RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)
patch to add audit enhancements (3.16 KB, patch)
2005-10-14 21:19 UTC, Steve Grubb
no flags Details | Diff

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2006:0061 qe-ready SHIPPED_LIVE util-linux bug fix update 2006-03-06 05:00:00 UTC

Description Steve Grubb 2005-10-12 22:03:02 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.12) Gecko/20050922 Fedora/1.0.7-1.1.fc4 Firefox/1.0.7

Description of problem:
We need a message added to login to show the fact that a login was attempted and what the results are. Its possible under the current system but very clumsy to figure out logins. This is not conducive to writing automatic reporting tools.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. login
2. look for it in audit records

Actual Results:  You get a pam session open message. cron also opens pam session and doesn't login, so its hard to spot logins when looking for success/fail with current audit tools.

Additional info:

I will provide a small patch that fixes this.

Comment 2 Steve Grubb 2005-10-14 21:19:31 UTC
Created attachment 120004 [details]
patch to add audit enhancements

This is a patch that I'm testing against rawhide version of util-linux.

Comment 4 Karel Zak 2005-10-17 14:37:30 UTC
The patch looks OK. Added to FC5 branch.

Comment 7 Steve Grubb 2005-11-21 18:23:55 UTC
audit-1.0.12 is now supposed to be in the RHEL4 build root. Please update any
Requires or BuildRequires to that version. Let me know if you have any problems.

Comment 8 Karel Zak 2005-11-21 18:40:14 UTC
*** Bug 173480 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 12 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-03-07 18:06:31 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.