Bug 235641 - useradd dumps core when build without WITH_SELINUX
useradd dumps core when build without WITH_SELINUX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: shadow-utils (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Peter Vrabec
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2007-04-08 19:52 EDT by Wolfgang Denk
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-04-10 06:25:35 EDT
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Description Wolfgang Denk 2007-04-08 19:52:03 EDT
Description of problem:

The "useradd" command will dump core if shadow-utils gets built without SELINUX

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Build shadow-utils without SELINUX support
2. Install it
3. Run "useradd ... -u user ..."
Actual results:

Core dump.

Expected results:

User added.

Additional info:

Patch "shadow-4.0.17-useradd.patch" contains this hunk:

        --- shadow-4.0.17/src/useradd.c.useradd 2007-01-16 18:24:34.000000000 +0100
        +++ shadow-4.0.17/src/useradd.c 2007-01-16 18:24:34.000000000 +0100
        @@ -1048,11 +1054,18 @@
        -                       getopt_long (argc, argv,
        +#ifdef WITH_SELINUX
        +                       getopt_long (argc, argv,
        +                       getopt_long (argc, argv,

   The code in the #else part is wrong - it drops the colon  for  the
   -u  option,  which  causes  the  useradd command to dump core when
   built without the  WITH_SELINUX  setting.  The  code  should  read

        +                       getopt_long (argc, argv,
Comment 1 Peter Vrabec 2007-04-10 06:19:15 EDT
thnx. Wolfgang, 
it's fixed in shadow-utils-

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