|Summary:||/etc/security/opasswd is missing|
|Product:||Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3||Reporter:||Nick Strugnell <nstrug>|
|Component:||pam||Assignee:||Tomas Mraz <tmraz>|
|Status:||CLOSED ERRATA||QA Contact:|
|Fixed In Version:||RHBA-2006-0346||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2006-07-20 14:40:37 UTC||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
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Description Nick Strugnell 2004-07-09 12:44:25 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper: User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040303 Description of problem: /etc/security/opasswd is missing. This means that if you use the 'remember' option for pam_unix.so, you will not be able to change your password. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): pam-9.75-54 How reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.Configure system-auth to use remember e.g.: password sufficient /lib/security/pam_unix.so nullok use_authtok md5 shadow remember=12 2. Login as a user and try to change your password with 'passwd' Actual Results: Console prints: Password has been already used. Choose another. Password has been already used. Choose another. Password has been already used. Choose another. and logs user out. Expected Results: User should be able to successfully choose password. Additional info: Can be easily fixed with: touch /etc/security/opasswd as root.
Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2004-09-09 07:25:17 UTC
I'd like to fix this bug but I don't know what's the right solution. Should the code not fail if the file doesn't exist and create it as necessary? Or rather fix the installation script in the RPM package to touch the file?
Comment 2 Jindrich Novy 2004-09-21 08:39:07 UTC
*** Bug 87455 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Tomas Mraz 2004-10-11 15:00:59 UTC
Added the /etc/security/opasswd to spec file for pam-0.77-61.
Comment 4 Tomas Mraz 2004-10-27 07:36:14 UTC
*** Bug 117960 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 5 Bastien Nocera 2005-10-27 10:30:37 UTC
Reopening for RHEL3.
Comment 8 Bob Johnson 2006-04-11 16:28:27 UTC
This issue is on Red Hat Engineering's list of planned work items for the upcoming Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.8 release. Engineering resources have been assigned and barring unforeseen circumstances, Red Hat intends to include this item in the 3.8 release.
Comment 12 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-07-20 14:40:37 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report if the solution does not work for you. http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2006-0346.html