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Bug 174392 - incorrect audit record in userdel
incorrect audit record in userdel
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: shadow-utils (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Vrabec
David Lawrence
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Blocks: 168429
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Reported: 2005-11-28 14:14 EST by Linda Knippers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2006-0035
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-03-07 13:29:42 EST
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patch to fix incorrect audit record (372 bytes, patch)
2005-11-28 14:14 EST, Linda Knippers
no flags Details | Diff

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2006:0035 qe-ready SHIPPED_LIVE shadow-utils bug fix update 2006-03-06 00:00:00 EST

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Description Linda Knippers 2005-11-28 14:14:49 EST
Description of problem:
The audit record emitted from userdel when a user's mail file is removed 
incorrectly says the operation failed even when it succeeded.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Make sure auditd is running
2.  Create a user account with useradd
3.  Delete the account with 'userdel -r'
Actual results:
type=USER_CHAUTHTOK msg=audit(1132783148.877:449): user pid=18753 uid=0 auid=501
msg='userdel: op=deleting mail file acct=ljk2 res=failed'

Expected results:
Should say "res=success"

Additional info:
A one line fix (attached) is needed in userdel.c

We need a version of shadow-utils with this fix so that HP can complete its CAPP
evaluation of RHEL4 U2.
Comment 1 Linda Knippers 2005-11-28 14:14:50 EST
Created attachment 121557 [details]
patch to fix incorrect audit record
Comment 3 Peter Vrabec 2005-11-29 06:09:42 EST
rawhide fixed.
Comment 7 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-03-07 13:29:42 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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