Bug 452829 - Unhandled exception in handling of cached login data.
Summary: Unhandled exception in handling of cached login data.
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: rhn-client-tools
Version: 5.2
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Pradeep Kilambi
QA Contact:
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: 461554 466862 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2008-06-25 11:55 UTC by Martin Poole
Modified: 2018-10-20 03:22 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-01-20 22:17:37 UTC
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IBM Linux Technology Center 44433 0 None None None Never
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2009:0249 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE rhn-client-tools bug fix update 2009-01-20 16:06:51 UTC

Description Martin Poole 2008-06-25 11:55:52 UTC
Description of problem:

The recently included login caching code in
/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/up2dateAuth.py does not gracefully handle a
failure when attempting to unpickle the stored data.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

0.4.17-8.el5

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum check-update
2. cat /dev/null >/var/spool/up2date/loginAuth.pkl
3. yum check-update
  
Actual results:

Loading "security" plugin
Loading "rhnplugin" plugin
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/yum", line 29, in ?
    yummain.main(sys.argv[1:])
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/yummain.py", line 85, in main
    base.getOptionsConfig(args)
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/cli.py", line 163, in getOptionsConfig
    disabled_plugins=self.optparser._splitArg(opts.disableplugins))
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 183, in _getConfig
    self.plugins.run('init')
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/plugins.py", line 169, in run
    func(conduitcls(self, self.base, conf, **kwargs))
  File "/usr/lib/yum-plugins/rhnplugin.py", line 110, in init_hook
    login_info = up2dateAuth.getLoginInfo()
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/up2dateAuth.py", line 211, in getLoginInfo
    login()
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/up2dateAuth.py", line 159, in login
    if readCachedLogin():
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/up2dateAuth.py", line 120, in readCachedLogin
    data = pickle.load(pcklAuth)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/pickle.py", line 1390, in load
    return Unpickler(file).load()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/pickle.py", line 872, in load
    dispatch[key](self)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/pickle.py", line 894, in load_eof
    raise EOFError
EOFError


Expected results:

Handle error as if file was not present.

Additional info:

Comment 1 RHEL Program Management 2008-06-25 12:13:08 UTC
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
release.

Comment 3 Pradeep Kilambi 2008-08-20 16:29:49 UTC
fixed!

Comment 4 John Matthews 2008-09-11 17:14:36 UTC
*** Bug 461554 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2009-01-20 22:17:37 UTC
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.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2009-0249.html

Comment 10 Pradeep Kilambi 2009-02-24 19:55:22 UTC
*** Bug 466862 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***


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