Bug 39855 - pam_access fails with wu-ftpd
Summary: pam_access fails with wu-ftpd
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pam   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Tomas Mraz
QA Contact: Aaron Brown
: 39904 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2001-05-09 12:39 UTC by Alain D D Williams
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:33 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-16 10:31:39 UTC
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Description Alain D D Williams 2001-05-09 12:39:41 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux 2.4.4-addw1 i686; en-US; 0.8.1)

Description of problem:
pam_access fails with wu-ftpd, unresolved symbols.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
Insert into /etc/pam.d/ftp the following line:
auth       required     /lib/security/pam_access.so

Try to do a ftp login to the machine.

Actual Results:  I can't login and in /var/log/messages I find:
May  9 13:37:46 springbok ftpd[4016]: PAM unable to resolve symbol:
May  9 13:37:46 springbok ftpd[4016]: PAM unable to resolve symbol:
May  9 13:37:48 springbok ftpd[4016]: failed login from
localhost.localdomain []
May  9 13:37:49 springbok ftpd[4016]: FTP session closed

Expected Results:  I would have expected to be able to login

Additional info:

It also seems to happen when I put the line into the /etc/pam.d/login file.
The machine in a reasonably clean install, the only major addition is the
latests ximian desktop.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2001-05-09 20:47:26 UTC
*** Bug 39904 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 2 Alain D D Williams 2001-05-09 22:00:21 UTC
After looking at the source I find that the problem was mine. I invoked the pam
module as a module-type 'auth' - since I wanted to authenticate by user and
If I invoke it as 'account' it works, ie:
	account required     /lib/security/pam_access.so
I would like to change the bug to a documentation bug. The overall level of PAM
documentation is bad. But in the interim this bug is closed.

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