[Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#396241: login: Executing su cause an "invalid pointer" error

Nicolas François nicolas.francois at centraliens.net
Sun Apr 15 13:05:56 UTC 2007

Hello Frederic,

On Fri, Nov 10, 2006 at 08:17:23PM +0100, schutz at mathgen.ch wrote:
> Nicolas François wrote:
> Hi Nicolas,
> > Do you have any news on this bug:
> I was away from this computer this week but will come back to it on Monday.
> However:
> >> Can you also try "su - root" from a root account?
> I tried this and it worked without problem.
> I'll get the other information next week.

Do you have any news about this bug.

Can you still reproduce it?
Or did you remember what you did to fix it (update a PAM module, fix the PAM

My current hypothesis is that there were a problem or corruption in a PAM
module (once the passwd: prompt is displayed, PAM is involved).

I will probably close this bug in one week.

Kind Regards,

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