[sudo-users] sudo command timeout not working

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Tue May 10 12:31:41 EDT 2005

In message <20050510142718.12929.qmail at web50203.mail.yahoo.com>
	so spake Richard Labutis (unixrules1):

> I am using sudo ver 1.6.6 on AIX 5.2.
> when running sudo su -
> with or without password, it will not time out after
> 5mins. This session will stay like this forever.
> How can I fix this ?

It's not possible to timeout the password prompt on AIX since
password prompting is handled by the AIX authentication framework
and not sudo directly.

 - todd

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