Bug 6594 - unlocking a user account kills nscd
Summary: unlocking a user account kills nscd
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: glibc   
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Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 1999-11-01 10:27 UTC by tom
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-19 00:26:33 UTC
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Description tom 1999-11-01 10:27:38 UTC
I found that unlocking a shadow user account will cause
nscd to crash.

I ran nscd with debug log turned on, it generated this trace
when I did a usermod -U testuser:

20915:  GETPWBYNAME (testuser)
20912: remove GETPWBYUID entry "0"
20912: remove GETPWBYUID entry "5177"
20912: remove GETPWBYUID entry "4257"
20912: remove GETPWBYNAME entry "???"
20912: remove GETPWBYNAME entry "???"
20912: remove GETPWBYNAME entry "???"
20912: remove GETPWBYUID entry "1324"
20912: remove GETPWBYNAME entry "???"
20912: remove GETPWBYNAME entry "???"
20912: remove GETPWBYNAME entry "???"
20912: remove GETPWBYUID entry "4499"
20912: remove GETPWBYUID entry "2581"
20912: remove GETPWBYUID entry "6221"
20912: remove GETPWBYNAME entry "???"
20912: remove GETPWBYNAME entry "???"
20912: remove GETPWBYUID entry "6411"
20912: remove GETGRBYGID entry "0"
20912: remove GETGRBYNAME entry "???"

nscd has exited at this point.

Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 2000-01-05 00:17:59 UTC
can you please try to run nscd under gdb and see if you can get a backtrace?

I can not reproduce this over here.

Comment 2 Cristian Gafton 2000-02-19 00:26:59 UTC
A bug was fioxed in the recent nscd that was causing nscd to abort when
receiving an unknown request.

The fixed glibc is in the devel tree now, will sow up on rawhide shortly


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