openssh 3.6.1_p2 problem with pam (fwd)

Frank Cusack fcusack at
Sat May 3 07:48:30 EST 2003

On Fri, May 02, 2003 at 02:34:04PM -0700, Frank Cusack wrote:
> On Fri, May 02, 2003 at 08:37:27AM -0500, Douglas E. Engert wrote:
> > I saw a similiar problem with 3.6.1p2 when using PAM on HP UX 11.0
> > Rather then a 2 second delay, it got a segfault.  
> > 
> > This got around the problem, but it is not clear why this code which was 
> > in 3.5 was deleted. The PAM code is being called with a password="" 
> > for some reason, then loks like it is called again later for real. 
> It wasn't deleted, it was moved.  The pam code SHOULD be called here,
> that's why it was moved.

Sorry, I was confusing the 3.6.1 change with my own changes.  In 3.6.1
the code was just altered to flag cases like (pw == NULL) rather than
returning immediately.  3.6.1 has the correct behavior.


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