[sudo-users] new sudo error

Michael W. Lucas mwlucas at michaelwlucas.com
Sat Oct 19 20:34:29 MDT 2013

Thanks, everyone. I will ignore until we upgrade.

On Fri, Oct 18, 2013 at 02:34:27PM -0600, Todd C. Miller wrote:
> Unfortunately, the return value of pam_setcred() is completely
> useless since with stacked PAM auth modules a failure from one
> module may override PAM_SUCCESS from another.  If the first module
> in the stack fails, the others may be run (and succeed) but an error
> will be returned.  This can cause a spurious warning on systems
> with non-local users (e.g. pam_ldap or pam_sss) where pam_unix is
> consulted first.
> Sudo 1.8.8 ignores errors from pam_setcred() like previous versions
> did.
>  - todd

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