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Re: PAM_IGNORE not being handled correctly



On Pá, 2014-02-28 at 20:13 -0600, Mike Wham wrote:
> I'm trying to solve what I believe to be a red-hat / CentOS specific issue
> with PAM_IGNORE.
> Using this example code <http://www.makelinux.net/alp/084> as a base, I'm
> trying to authenticate with a pam module which I made in PAM
> Python.<http://ace-host.stuart.id.au/russell/files/pam_python/doc/index.html>
> I
> just replaced the "su" with my module.
> 
> PAM_SUCCESS and PAM_AUTH_ERR work fine, but I get error code 6
> (PAM_PERM_DENIED) when the module gives me PAM_IGNORE.
> 
> Is there something about this conversation function that is wrong, or is
> there something different between the RHEL implementation of PAM and that
> found in Ubuntu?

PAM_IGNORE should never be returned to the application.

-- 
Tomas Mraz
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                                              Turkish proverb
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