Bug 430813 - groupmems produces segmentation fault
groupmems produces segmentation fault
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: shadow-utils (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Vrabec
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-01-29 17:00 EST by grant weasner
Modified: 2008-02-20 21:53 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-02-20 21:53:42 EST
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this is a strace of the the command ran to produce the fault (6.52 KB, text/plain)
2008-01-29 17:00 EST, grant weasner
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Description grant weasner 2008-01-29 17:00:46 EST
Description of problem:
if you try to add a user to a group using groupmems it produces a segmentation 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
man page for this shows System Management Commands 07/30/2006
# file /usr/sbin/groupmems
/usr/sbin/groupmems: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), 
dynamically linked (uses shared libs), for GNU/Linux 2.6.9, stripped

How reproducible:very

Steps to Reproduce:
1.make a group
2.attempt to add a user to it by groupmems -a user -g testgroup

Actual results:
/usr/sbin/groupmems -a customer -g test
Segmentation fault

Expected results:
Don't know I've never seen it work. I assume nothing is output.

Additional info:
This was recreated using an i586 or an i686 vmware fedora core 8
Comment 1 grant weasner 2008-01-29 17:00:46 EST
Created attachment 293350 [details]
this is a strace of the the command ran to produce the fault
Comment 2 Ondrej Vasik 2008-01-30 04:54:00 EST
/usr/sbin/groupmems is not part of coreutils but of shadowutils. Reassigning to
correct component and owner.
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2008-02-19 09:25:39 EST
shadow-utils- has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-02-20 21:53:40 EST
shadow-utils- has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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