2.9.9p2 bug in PAM support

Damien Miller djm at mindrot.org
Thu Oct 4 10:25:16 EST 2001

On Fri, 28 Sep 2001, Greg wrote:

> FYI.  If pam_unix is used then at least one of PAM_TTY or PAM_RHOST must 
>    be set before calling pam_open_session or it's considered a 

We set PAM_RHOST unconditionally, but it is not enough. Some stupid PAM
module use stdio when they aren't passed a PAM_TTY.


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