Bug 68213 - passwd -d gives Segmentation Fault
passwd -d gives Segmentation Fault
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: passwd (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jindrich Novy
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2002-07-08 03:33 EDT by Nico Zanferrari
Modified: 2013-07-02 18:56 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-04 01:51:18 EST
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Description Nico Zanferrari 2002-07-08 03:33:24 EDT
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Description of problem:
You have a Segmentation Fault everytime you try to clean the password for any 
user with "passwd -d username". This happens only if you have NOT enabled 
shadow passwords. And the password is not touched at all.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. disable shadow password
2. try "passwd -d root"


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Tested on 3 different machines, with standard and updated RH73.
Comment 1 Jindrich Novy 2004-11-04 01:51:18 EST

this works now with recent passwd. Thanks for the report.

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