Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 178102
ausearch not translating the uid field in USER_LOGIN message
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:22 EST
Description of problem:
uid not translated to username when "ausearch -m USER_LOGIN -x gdm -i" is run,
type=USER_LOGIN msg=audit(01/17/2006 11:40:05.304:27) : user pid=4506
uid=root auid=unknown(4294967295) msg='uid=500: exe="/usr/bin/gdm-binary"
(hostname=dhcp83-11.boston.redhat.com, addr=172.16.83.11, terminal=:0
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Enable audit, then login via gdm.
2. Run "ausearch -m USER_LOGIN -x gdm -i" in a terminal window
uid not translated from the number.
Should be username instead of uid.
This is fixed in 1.0.14.
This issue is on Red Hat Engineering's list of planned work items
for the upcoming Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.4 release. Engineering
resources have been assigned and barring unforeseen circumstances, Red
Hat intends to include this item in the 4.4 release.
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
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