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Bug 438990 - pam should display number of failed login attempts
pam should display number of failed login attempts
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: pam (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
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Reported: 2008-03-26 09:11 EDT by Steve Grubb
Modified: 2009-01-20 17:04 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-01-20 17:04:02 EST
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2009:0222 normal SHIPPED_LIVE pam bug fix and enhancement update 2009-01-20 11:06:23 EST

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Description Steve Grubb 2008-03-26 09:11:46 EDT
Description of problem:
The system must be capable of displaying the number of unsuccessful attempts
(e.g. mistyped password) by that userID to gain system access since the last
successful access by that user.

This info should be readily available in btmp.
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2008-06-02 16:12:21 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
Comment 3 Martin Kočí 2008-06-26 03:31:17 EDT
QA Acked 5.3. Hope will be detailed info for testing. 
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2009-01-20 17:04:02 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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