Bug 30375 - pam_krb5 can't read password
pam_krb5 can't read password
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pam_krb5 (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2001-03-02 16:15 EST by wilburn
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:31 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-06 12:04:33 EST
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Description wilburn 2001-03-02 16:15:16 EST
If I configure the sshd pam file with

	auth       required     /lib/security/pam_krb5.so

in the auth section, I get permissioned denied when trying to login with my
kerberos password. /var/log/secure reports:

	pam_krb5: authenticate error: Cannot read password

If I use instead

	auth       sufficient   /lib/security/pam_pwdb.so shadow
	auth       required     /lib/security/pam_krb5.so use_first_pass

it works fine. Changing to

	auth       sufficient   /lib/security/pam_pwdb.so shadow
	auth       required     /lib/security/pam_krb5.so skip_first_pass

fails as in the first example.
Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2001-07-09 09:42:49 EDT
This should be fixed in the 1.30-1 errata and in 7.1.

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