Subject: Re: xdm, PAM and krb5 broken
To: None <>
From: Christian Biere <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/19/2006 03:32:51
Jukka Salmi wrote:
> on a -current Kerberos V system login(1) works fine while xdm(1) doesn't
> (both are using pam(8), default /etc/pam.d files). After successfully
> logging in, xdm seems to remove the credentials cache file:
> [...]
>   3508      1 xdm      CALL  __lstat30(0x806cca0,0xbfbfe094)
>   3508      1 xdm      NAMI  "/tmp/krb5cc_1000"

Might be off-topic but I find it odd that this thing creates a file in the
world-writable directory /tmp with a non-random filename that contains the
user ID.