Segmentation Fault using passwd command

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$ '''ldapsearch -h ''LDAP_server'' -D "cn=Directory Manager" -w ''password'' -b dc=example,dc=com uid=hutchib | grep userPassword'''
$ '''ldapsearch -h ''LDAP_server'' -D "cn=Directory Manager" -w ''password'' -b dc=example,dc=com uid=hutchib | grep userPassword'''
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userPassword={SSHA}...
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userPassword={SSHA}...
$ '''passwd'''
$ '''passwd'''
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passwd: Changing password for hutchib
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passwd: Changing password for hutchib
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Enter existing login password:
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Enter existing login password:
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New Password:
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New Password:
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Re-enter new Password:
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Re-enter new Password:
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Segmentation Fault (core dumped)
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Segmentation Fault (core dumped)
== Workaround ==
== Workaround ==

Revision as of 18:10, 22 February 2008

Overview

passwd on Solaris 8 causes a segmentation fault if the userPassword is stored in SSHA format. Configuration:

  • Solaris 8 SPARC client (117350-47)
  • LDAP user account
  • Sun Directory Server Enterprise Edition (DSEE) 6.2

Example

$ ldapsearch -h LDAP_server -D "cn=Directory Manager" -w password -b dc=example,dc=com uid=hutchib | grep userPassword
userPassword={SSHA}...
$ passwd
passwd: Changing password for hutchib
Enter existing login password: 
New Password: 
Re-enter new Password: 
Segmentation Fault (core dumped)

Workaround

There appear to be two workarounds.

  • Use passwd -r ldap when changing an LDAP user password.
$ passwd -r ldap
passwd: Changing password for hutchib
Enter existing login password: 
New Password: 
Re-enter new Password: 
LDAP passwd changed for hutchib
  • Change the Directory Server password storage scheme from SSHA (the default) to crypt.
# dsconf set-server-prop pwd-storage-scheme:crypt
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