Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 445697
pam_tally and su problem
Last modified: 2008-08-14 09:43:26 EDT
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Description of problem:
After pam_tally is used in /etc/pam.d/system-auth,
then if user su to another user, the fail loggin attempt will be increment.
Even if the correct password is entered.
An other people also reported this problem in the mailing list:
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Steps to Reproduce:
Please see the description.
Can you please attach your /etc/pam.d/system-auth here?
Created attachment 305235 [details]
/etc/pam.d/system-auth with pam_tally
This bugzilla has Keywords: Regression.
Since no regressions are allowed between releases,
it is also being proposed as a blocker for this release.
Please resolve ASAP.
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
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