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Bug 170568 - add audit message to sshd
add audit message to sshd
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: openssh (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
Brian Brock
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Depends On: 170495
Blocks: 168429
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Reported: 2005-10-12 18:06 EDT by Steve Grubb
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2006-0044
Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2006-03-07 11:51:34 EST
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rawhide patch that's being tested. (6.11 KB, patch)
2005-10-28 09:25 EDT, Steve Grubb
no flags Details | Diff

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2006:0044 qe-ready SHIPPED_LIVE Low: openssh security update 2006-03-07 00:00:00 EST

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Description Steve Grubb 2005-10-12 18:06:18 EDT
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 sshd 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 logs

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 5 Steve Grubb 2005-10-28 09:25:08 EDT
Created attachment 120505 [details]
rawhide patch that's being tested.

I'm attaching a patch that I've been testing for rawhide. This patch will need
to be adjusted for RHE4's openssh. Also, this patch depends on bug 170495.
Comment 9 Steve Grubb 2005-11-21 13:25:26 EST
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 13 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-03-07 11:51:35 EST
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.


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