[sudo-users] memory fault

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Wed Apr 16 09:29:48 EDT 2008

In message <OFCFE602B5.9FF0E5E8-ON8525742C.005FF265-8625742C.0060D5F3 at csc.com>
	so spake Eric Bradley (ebradley4):

> I'm running sudo version 1.6.9p8 on HP-UX 11.11 on an rp8420. I pulled 
> this down from HP's ixpress website. The sudoers file is set up to allow 
> the Sys Admins to run sudo su - to get  root entering their own password. 
> If the user is running the sh shell it gives memory fault (no core dump) 
> before ever prompting for a password. If the user is running the csh shell 
> it gives segmentation fault before ever prompting for the password.
> I am running the same version of sudo on a like server (both are part of a 
> Serviceguard HA cluster) and it is working fine. Any ideas?

Is the machine where sudo works correctly running the exact same
version of HP-UX as the machine where it gets a fault?

You should be able to build sudo from source on the machine where
the ixpress binary is having problems.  If that shows the same
problem then you've found a genuine bug.

 - todd

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