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Re: Unable to resolve symbols in PAM



On Mon, 6 Dec 1999, Mark Galbraith wrote:

> I recently updated my server from Redhat 5.2 to Redhat 6.1.  The update was
> to deal with someone who hacked into my system.  Since then, anytime anyone
> tries to authenticate, I get three messages in the /var/log/messages file
> about symbols PAM is unable to resolve.  These have me worried, as I'm not
> sure if they are a side-effect of the update, or the hacker's activities.

> The messages are:

> 	Dec  6 14:09:14 foobar login: PAM unable to resolve symbol:
> pam_sm_acct_mgmt
> 	Dec  6 14:09:14 foobar login: PAM unable to resolve symbol:
> pam_sm_open_session
> 	Dec  6 14:09:14 foobar login: PAM unable to resolve symbol:
> pam_sm_close_session

> Can anyone point me to a FAQ list or help with an answer?  Thanks.

This indicates that your /etc/pam.d/login config file references a module
in the 'account' and 'session' sections which is neither an account nor a
session module.

-Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer



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