[sudo-users] Solaris 9 sudo and roles not playing together

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Mon Jul 7 13:34:30 EDT 2008

In message <33df27e70807070006k696d8b4bp96853d91a961f9c6 at mail.gmail.com>
	so spake "Ruchi Verma" (ver.ruchi):

> I  was using sudo version 1.6.6 and  upgraded to 1.6.9.
> Since the upgrade, I have been having issues with sudo being used with
> solaris "Role" (RBAC) accounts.
> I have been getting errors related to PAM like the one below when I try to
> run scripts using sudo from a role account.
> Jun 30 09:46:57 atp48 sudo: [ID 702911 local2.alert] applmgr :
> pam_authenticate: Conversation failure ; TTY=pts/8 ;
> PWD=/export/home/applmgr ; USER=root ;
> COMMAND=/dbashare/scripts/chmod_oraInventory.sh

Which patchlevel of 1.6.9 are you running?  There was a bug introduced
in 1.6.9p9 with regard to the PAM conversation function.  It was
fixed in 1.6.9p15.

 - todd

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