Description of problem:
This bug is opened because of the problem described in bug 609799. openssh need to integrate Consolekit registration. Seems that this is already solved in ubuntu:
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. ssh -X into RHEL6 machine
2. launch s-c-firewall
s-c-firewall shows polkit error
Have been sent this patch to upstream? Is there some upstream comments yo this patch?
I don't know, could you please check, I never used upstream bug tracker for openssh. Anyway I would like to see this in RHEL6.1 and have proper test cases to test if this is working.
From security reasons it's impossible to add some functionality to openssh until it has positive feedback from upstream.
Here is the upstream bug and it is 2 years old :(
according to https://bugzilla.mindrot.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1450#c4 this patch should be rewritten for various reasons.
I don't think its a good idea to connect dbus and openssh. However, I would suggest looking to see if a pam module could be written that registers the login with consolekit.
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