[sudo-users] problems with sudo, ldap, and passwords

Michael W. Lucas mwlucas at blackhelicopters.org
Mon Mar 8 15:25:03 EST 2010

On Mon, Mar 08, 2010 at 12:00:07PM -0500, Todd C. Miller wrote:
> This sounds more like a PAM issue than an LDAP issue.  One FreeBSD
> user has reported problems caused by the following in auth/pam.c:
>     /*
>      * Set PAM_RUSER to the invoking user (the "from" user).
>      * We set PAM_RHOST to avoid a bug in Solaris 7 and below.
>      */
>     (void) pam_set_item(pamh, PAM_RUSER, user_name);
>     (void) pam_set_item(pamh, PAM_RHOST, user_host);
> You could try commenting that bit out and see if the behavior changes.

Behavior doesn't change with this, thanks.

As you suspect PAM, I'll look back in that direction.


Michael W. Lucas 	mwlucas at BlackHelicopters.org
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