Bug 72503 - Using KUSR to change PW trashes other PW's!
Using KUSR to change PW trashes other PW's!
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 68879
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: kontrol-panel (Show other bugs)
limbo
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: wdovlrrw
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Reported: 2002-08-24 14:56 EDT by Nick Mumbach
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-24 14:59:03 EDT
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Description Nick Mumbach 2002-08-24 14:56:48 EDT
Description of Problem: On my desktop computer, if I login to Limbo as root, 
then go to the KDE control panel, KUSR utility, and change a user's password, 
THAT user's password is successfully changed.  All other passwords are TRASHED, 
including root.  (When I repeated this on my laptop as a test, it also trashed 
the sound support until the system is rebooted.)


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): limbo (7.3.93) 
and the KDE supplied therewith.


How Reproducible: Seems to be every time, although since it requires re-
installing the entire OS, I have only tried twice (on 2 different computers)


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot limbo (7.3.93)
2. log in as root, using KDE desktop
3. use KUSR on the Konsole to change a user's password
4. try to log in as anyone OTHER than the changed user.

Actual Results: Subsequent logins fail for everyone, (including root), except 
the user whose password was changed.


Expected Results: not that!


Additional Information:
Comment 1 Nick Mumbach 2002-08-24 14:58:57 EDT
BTW, I am downloading the 'null' beta now; I will retest in 48 hours or so, or 
when the download completes, whichever comes last.
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2002-09-25 16:08:18 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 68879 ***

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