KUser corrupts password file ?
kris at obsecurity.org
Mon Sep 27 11:44:28 PDT 2004
On Mon, Sep 27, 2004 at 12:05:24PM -0400, Sergiu Baluta wrote:
> I am running Freebsd 5.2.1 . I logged in as root into KDE and used KUser to
> reset password for a user.
> After that when I tryed to login as root and I would get an error:
> pam_acct_mng - .... Account expired.
> I booted in single user mode and tryed to change root password:
> #mount -u /
> #mount -a
> #passwd root
> ..... (entered the new password) ....
> And I would get:
> pwd_mkdb: 0 > max uid value (4294967295)
> pwd_mkdb: at line #2
> pwd_mkdb: /etc/pw.7BUxbZ Inappropriate file type or format
> passwd: pam_chauthtok(): error in service module
> What does this error mean ?
> Is it possible that KUser corrupted my passwd file, and if yes is there any
> way to restore it (at least the system users).
> Is there any way and place to get and install the default password files
> with system accounts
> and then I can add my user's accounts manually (I have only few) ?
> Is there any other solution to this problem , or any hints how to debug ?
ISTR this error was fixed a long time ago..perhaps you have an old
version of KDE (you didn't give any version details). Try to upgrade
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