[sudo-users] "sudo -i" run time error

Divya Thaluru divya.thaluru at gmail.com
Thu Oct 20 11:01:22 MDT 2016

I am using kernel 4.4.20 and sudo 1.8.15. And my linux distro is based on

Workaround fixes my problem.  I can give more details if needed, to fix
this problem properly.


On Thu, Oct 20, 2016 at 7:21 AM, Todd C. Miller <Todd.Miller at courtesan.com>

> For some reason pam_open_session() is failing.  What version of
> Linux and sudo are you running?  Sudo 1.8.17 and higher should
> ignore pam_open_session() failures.
> If you have sudo 1.8.7 or higher you should be able to add a line
> like the following to sudoers:
> Defaults !pam_session
> to work around the problem.
>  - todd

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