latest sudo locks out a user

Dylan Williams freebsd at
Fri Sep 1 14:45:19 UTC 2017


What group is your user in and what permissions does that group (or the user him/herself have) in the /usr/local/etc/sudoers file?


> On 1 Sep 2017, at 9:23 PM, David Mehler <dave.mehler at> wrote:
> Hello,
> Has anything changed in the latest sudo?
> Two days ago on my 10.3 system I did a ports update and got a new
> version of sudo, v1.8.21. Since then a user who was able to log in by
> ssh, (using key-based not password logins), is now unable to use sudo
> to su to root. I enter the correct password and just get put back at
> my user prompt, nothing in the syslog.
> I've changed the password for that user nothing.
> I've looked at /usr/ports/UPDATING and didn't see anything related to sudo.
> If anyone has any ideas please let me know.
> Thanks.
> Dave.
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