Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 970597
upstream passwordless gdm pam login implementation fails in fedora
Last modified: 2016-02-10 09:43:15 EST
Description of problem:
See upstream gnome buds
Gnome gdm feature described in final paragraph here:
has been missed from the fedora gnome implementation. This is despite it's apparent inclusion in redhat gdm git tree here:
at line 3.
Unfortunately, simply adding that line (or file) to /etc/pam.d/gdm and/or /etc/pam.d/gdm-password in f18 is no longer a fix as it was in f16.
Please would fedora fully implement gdm to allow this feature to work as intended.
See discussion of security issues here:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create group nopasswdlogin
2. Add user to nopasswdlogin group
3. There should not be a prompt for password at login, but there is....
Do not enter password
Sorry it's taken a while to file the bug, but it was easily fixable in f16 and now it isn't in f18
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