Bug 999707 - pam fails to properly handle env variables when launching gui apps from root
Summary: pam fails to properly handle env variables when launching gui apps from root
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 753882
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pam
Version: 18
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tomas Mraz
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-08-21 22:00 UTC by The PowerTool
Modified: 2013-08-22 07:07 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2013-08-22 07:07:36 UTC
Type: Bug

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Session log during documented failure (1.42 MB, text/x-log)
2013-08-21 22:00 UTC, The PowerTool
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Description The PowerTool 2013-08-21 22:00:30 UTC
Created attachment 789004 [details]
Session log during documented failure

Description of problem:
Apparent system crash: actual system lock-up (system still running and accessible via ssh)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 18

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log in as normal user in gnome under Fedora 18
2. start a terminal session
3. su -
4. enter gedit on CL

Actual results:

]$ ls -la /run/user/1000/dconf/
-rw-------  1 root    root      2 Aug 21 17:52 user

subsequent system lock because current user doesn't have access

Expected results:

]$ ls -la /run/user/1000/dconf/
-rw-------  1 username    username      2 Aug 21 17:52 user

system continues to operate normally because current-user is owner

Additional info:
session log will display:
gnome-session[7489]: CRITICAL: unable to create file '/run/user/1000/dconf/user': Permission denied.  dconf will not work properly.

Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2013-08-22 07:07:36 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 753882 ***

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