Bug 707050 - "Enable smart card support" affects root logins
"Enable smart card support" affects root logins
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: authconfig (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2011-05-23 16:29 EDT by Ken Dreyer
Modified: 2012-08-07 15:07 EDT (History)
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Description Ken Dreyer 2011-05-23 16:29:08 EDT
Description of problem:
In authconfig-gtk, under the "Advanced Options", checking the "Enable smart card support" will enable pam_pkcs11.so for all users, including root. In most smart card use cases, smart card authentication is only intended for "normal" users.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
authconfig-gtk-6.1.14-2.fc15.i686

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Check the "Enable smart card support" box in authconfig-gtk
2. Switch to a console (ctrl-alt-f2)
3. For username, enter "root"


Actual results:
Prompted for smartcard PIN

Expected results:
Prompted for root password

Is there a minimum_uid or something similar in pam_pkcs11.so ?
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