Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 62321
Unable to use userlist_deny
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:26:33 EDT
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Description of problem:
I tried setting userlist_deny=NO to have all users denied access to the vsFTPd
service except those listed in the /etc/vsftpd.user_list file. Although the ftp
login allowed me to enter only the user names from that list, all login attempts
failed to recognize valid passwords.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
3.Restart daemon (/etc/init.d/vsftpd restart)
4. Try to ftp to server as any user in /etc/vsftpd.user_list.
Actual Results: All login attempts fail.
Attempts to login as users not in the /etc/vsftpd.user_list file don't even get
a chance to enter a password.
Expected Results: Valid user accounts in /etc/vsftpd.user_list should have been
allowed to login to the server.
I added a regular user name to the /etc/vsftpd.user_list, just to make sure that
something else wasn't just blocking root and other admin passwords. Same result.
I also tried setting userlist_enable=NO to see if that helped (it's set to YES
in vsftpd.conf). The users listed in /etc/vsftpd.user_list still had their
passwords rejected. However, anonymous and real users were allowed in again.
Oops. Fixed in vsftpd-1.0.1-5.