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Bug 43690 - "last -i" reports bogus IP for local xdm/gdm logins
Summary: "last -i" reports bogus IP for local xdm/gdm logins
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 82540
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: SysVinit
Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-06-06 14:17 UTC by Matthew Boedicker
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:21 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2006-02-21 18:48:01 UTC

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Description Matthew Boedicker 2001-06-06 14:17:02 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.77 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.2.16-22 i686)

Description of problem:
the command "last -i" reports the bogus IP address for local
XFree86 logins

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  login using gdm or xdm
2.  in a shell, type "last -i | head"


Actual Results:  mboedick :0       Fri Jun  1 20:19  
still logged in  

Expected Results:  mboedick :0       Fri Jun  1 20:19  
still logged in  

Additional info:

I have reproduced this on multiple machines.  Given that is a
valid IP address that is actually owned by someone, this bug was alarming
and caused me to suspect I had been cracked.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2005-01-28 06:08:31 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 82540 ***

Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:48:01 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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