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Bug 162660

Summary: pam authentication fails
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Reporter: Andrew Meredith <andrew>
Component: squidAssignee: Martin Stransky <stransky>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2006-0052 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Description Andrew Meredith 2005-07-07 11:22:41 UTC
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Description of problem:
/usr/lib/squid/ncsa_auth and /usr/lib/squid/pam_auth are packages without setuid root. They are therefore cannot access the shadow password file and cannot authenticate until a manual chown has been executed.

Because of this, the package cannot be auto-updated.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
squid-2.5.STABLE6-3.4E.9

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Enable ncsa authentication in squid
2. Try to log in (failed)
3. chown /usr/lib/squid/ncsa_auth to setuid root
4. restart squid to restart the authenticator
5. Try to log in (success)
  

Additional info:

The previous report of this issue (56027) has just been closed without a fix.

Comment 1 Andrew Meredith 2005-07-07 11:24:41 UTC
Typo:

  %s/chown/chmod/g

Comment 2 Martin Stransky 2005-07-07 11:38:49 UTC
You are right, but we want to avoid using setuid. I'll be working on it.

Comment 3 Martin Stransky 2005-07-15 14:05:21 UTC
pam_auth and ncsa_auth have setuid in rawhide...

Comment 4 Andrew Meredith 2005-07-15 21:56:56 UTC
Thanks.

Any idea when this might filter through to the production RHEL4 package?

Comment 5 Martin Stransky 2005-07-18 08:25:00 UTC
We want to test it in rawhide and if there isn't any problem, we'll update it to
RHEL4...

Comment 7 Martin Stransky 2005-11-15 12:27:30 UTC
The new release-candidate packages for RHEL3/4 are available here:

http://people.redhat.com/stransky/squid/


Comment 8 Andrew Meredith 2005-11-22 14:02:52 UTC
Upgrade ran without flaw.

Thanks Martin.



Comment 10 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-03-07 18:50:11 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/RHSA-2006-0052.html