Bug 83167 - pam_env and xdm don't play well together
pam_env and xdm don't play well together
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pam (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
high Severity high
: ---
: ---
Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
Jay Turner
Depends On:
  Show dependency treegraph
Reported: 2003-01-30 17:01 EST by rsbx
Modified: 2015-01-07 19:03 EST (History)
2 users (show)

See Also:
Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2004-11-10 05:16:18 EST
Type: ---
Regression: ---
Mount Type: ---
Documentation: ---
Verified Versions:
Category: ---
oVirt Team: ---
RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)

  None (edit)
Description rsbx 2003-01-30 17:01:41 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20021130

Description of problem:
Using /etc/security/pam_env.conf to set the PATH environment variable results in
a corrupted PATH environment variable when login in with xdm.

Updates through Jan 9, 2003 applied.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Edit /etc/security/pam_env.conf to set the PATH environment variable.
2. Set DISPLAYMANAGER=XDM in /etc/sysconfig/desktop
3. Change to runlevel 3
4. Change to runlevel 5
5. login in via the XDM login widget
6. echo $PATH in an xterm and examine the result.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2004-11-10 05:16:18 EST
Cannot reproduce with FC3. Retest it with FC3 and reopen if it still
happens for you.

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.