Bug 5906 - pam_ldap does silly things and then segfaults on password changing (repeatable)
pam_ldap does silly things and then segfaults on password changing (repeatable)
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pam_ldap (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 1999-10-13 03:33 EDT by Johan Walles
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-07 10:38:09 EST
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Description Johan Walles 1999-10-13 03:33:10 EDT
If I start an OpenLDAP server, add the local users and
copies /usr/doc/pam_ldap/whatever/pam.d to /etc/pam.d, and
modify /etc/ldap.conf I can then login through LDAP
authentication (I get logged in and show up in the logs).

However, when I try to change my password using either
Linuxconf or passwd, i get to tell it the new password
twice, then my old password, then the new password twice
(again) and then it segfaults.

I know there is a pam_ldap-40 version that claims to have
fixed some credentials sending errors from -36, maybe you
should check that out.

  //Johan
Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-02-07 10:38:59 EST
This should be fixed in nss_ldap-0.43-2 in Raw Hide, slated for inclusion in
our next release of Red Hat Linux.  If you have time, please verify that the
version in Raw Hide (ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/rawhide/i386/RedHat/RPMS/) works
properly.  I'm reasonably certain that it will no longer segfault on you, but
please reopen this bug if it continues to do so after an upgrade.

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