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Bug 90021 - password change prevents ssh login
password change prevents ssh login
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: passwd (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-05-01 05:50 EDT by Nick Hertl
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:53 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-03-25 07:07:25 EST
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Description Nick Hertl 2003-05-01 05:50:40 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; .NET CLR 

Description of problem:
password change prevents ssh login
More info here would simply be repetition of info below.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create new account with some password.
2. Log in as that user via ssh.
3. Run passwd and change password to something else.
4. Try sshing in as that user with either new or old passwords.
5. Try loging into machine from console.

Actual Results:  
sshing in with either old or new password fails
console login works

Expected Results:  
both ssh and console login should work

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Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2005-03-25 07:07:25 EST
This is really strange behaviour which I can't reproduce on recent Fedora/RHEL
distributions and there is not enough info in it.

Reopen if still happens for you with the latest FC/RHEL distribution.

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