Bug 4092 - sudo doesn't like MD5 passwords.
sudo doesn't like MD5 passwords.
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Powertools
Classification: Retired
Component: sudo (Show other bugs)
5.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Powers
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Reported: 1999-07-17 16:32 EDT by Neil Darlow
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-06 17:24:52 EDT
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Description Neil Darlow 1999-07-17 16:32:28 EDT
Sorry guys but your Rawhide section doesn't list sudo.

Sudo-1.5.9p1-2.src.rpm under Red Hat 6.0 Intel.

If you have shadow and MD5 passwords enabled, sudo refuses
all password entries.

Turning off MD5 passwords and converting passowrd to crypt
style permits sudo to work.

I don't think this is /etc/pam.d/sudo configuration problem
as adding md5 to the password entry doesn't fix it (it
shouldn't anyway).

This could be a problem with the implementation of PAM calls
in sudo or a problem with PAM itself.
Comment 1 Tim Powers 1999-08-05 15:40:59 EDT
The sudo shipped in Powertools 6.0 should work.

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