Bug 433499 - pam- breaks logins through kdm
pam- breaks logins through kdm
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pam (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-02-19 12:53 EST by Orion Poplawski
Modified: 2008-02-19 13:47 EST (History)
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Description Orion Poplawski 2008-02-19 12:53:05 EST
Description of problem:

With the latest pam update, logins with kdm fail:

Feb 19 10:19:52 antero kdm: :0[2467]: PAM unable to
Feb 19 10:19:52 antero kdm: :0[2467]: PAM [error: /lib/libpam.so.0: version
`LIBPAM_MODUTIL_1.1' not found (required by /lib/security/pam_limits.so)]
Feb 19 10:19:52 antero kdm: :0[2467]: PAM adding faulty module:
Feb 19 10:19:52 antero kdm: :0[2467]: pam_unix(kdm:auth): authentication
failure; logname= uid=0 euid=0 tty=:0 ruser= rhost=  user=vanloon

Feb 19 10:20:13 antero kdm: :0[2467]: pam_open_session() for vanloon failed:
Module is unknown
Feb 19 10:20:13 antero kdm: :0[2467]: Client start failed
Feb 19 10:20:13 antero kdm: :0[2467]: pam_close_session() failed: Module is unknown

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Why was this update pushed immediately to stable?
Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2008-02-19 13:47:34 EST
It wasn't, it was in testing for about two weeks. And nobody reported anything.

Your problem is also only intermittent - as soon as kdm is restarted (with the
new pam installed) it should disappear.

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