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Re: pam_session bug?



On Tue, 5 May 1998, Savochkin Andrey Vladimirovich wrote:
> On Mon, May 04, 1998 at 06:14:18PM +0200, Grzegorz Stanislawski wrote:
> >  I've noticed that in login program pam_sm_open_session is executed with
> > uid and euid of root (0) and pam_sm_close_session with uid and euid of
> > PAM_USER.
> >  Is this ok?
> 
> You describe the behavior of login program from util-linux package,
> don't you?
Yes.
> 
> I consider the problem of which functions should be called with which uid
> as an important problem. Currently this aspect of PAM is completely unspecified

Yes, it's not good if program can't remove is't own lockfile.

> 		Andrey
> 
Grzegorz Stanislawski
Open-Net / PKFL




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