Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 204066
wireshark doesn't work as non root user
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:27 EST
Description of problem: Wireshark does not run as a non root user ... also
there is no wireshark "component" to select on the RedHat bugzilla.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): wireshark-0.99.2-EL4.1
How reproducible: always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run wireshark as a non-root user and start a capture
We found this issue in CentOS-4.4 and then verified that it also exists in RHEL-4u4.
The problem is that the /etc/pam.d/wireshark is incorrect.
The pam.d file from ethereal used for wireshark fixes the problem.
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