Bug 616067 - system-config-users crashes or freezes if large number entered to uid and gid
system-config-users crashes or freezes if large number entered to uid and gid
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-users (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Nils Philippsen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-07-19 11:11 EDT by Nils Philippsen
Modified: 2010-07-20 12:36 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: system-config-users-1.2.101-1.fc14
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Clone Of: 609832
Last Closed: 2010-07-20 12:36:59 EDT
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Description Nils Philippsen 2010-07-19 11:11:32 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #609832 +++

Description of problem:
When I enter a large number for UID when creating users (example 4294967296 - which is the maximum number by gui) s-c-users crashes. 

When creating a group with very large GID s-c-users freezes.

** ERROR **: lu_value_get_id(): value 4294967296 out of range
/usr/share/system-config-users/system-config-users: line 4: 12766 Aborted                 (core dumped) /usr/bin/python2 /usr/share/system-config-users/system-config-users.py

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. launch s-c-users + enter root passwd
2. add user
3. add user name, password and select own UID as 4294967296
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Comment 1 Nils Philippsen 2010-07-19 11:53:19 EDT
commit edb7caacd08bdc4ff994ea43fc5c4b113072151f
Author: Nils Philippsen <nils@redhat.com>
Date:   Mon Jul 19 17:20:03 2010 +0200

    enforce uids, gids fitting in id_t datatype (#616067)

    also clamp uid, gid to permitted value range in UI
Comment 2 Nils Philippsen 2010-07-20 12:36:59 EDT
fixed in system-config-users-1.2.101-1.fc14

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