Bug 24025 - /bin/login segfaults.
/bin/login segfaults.
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: util-linux (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Crutcher Dunnavant
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-01-15 08:28 EST by Binand Sethumadhavan
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-01-15 08:28:19 EST
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Description Binand Sethumadhavan 2001-01-15 08:28:17 EST
/bin/login segfaults when control-D is pressed at login: prompt.

Here is the script output.

Script started on Mon Jan 15 17:53:45 2001
binand@morphius[~] login
login: <press control-D here>
login: <again>
Segmentation fault
binand@morphius[~] exit

Script done on Mon Jan 15 17:53:52 2001

So far as I can tell, no security issues as such, but there might be
suid root programs that call /bin/login.

RedHat version: 6.2
PAM version: pam-0.72-6
util-linux version: util-linux-2.10f-7

Binand
Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2001-01-15 23:34:15 EST
Bug verified on both 6.2 and 7.  Should be fixed as of util-linux-2.10p-3 in Raw
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