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FS#69216 - Running openvpn as non-root user breaks password authentication

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by carbolymer (carbolymer) - Tuesday, 05 January 2021, 10:31 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Unconfirmed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 1
Private No


openvpn-2.5.0-3-x86_64 introduces change, which starts process with unprivileged user `openvpn`. When openvpn service is being run as openvpn:network, PAM authentication via doesn't work. Any authentication request is rejected with error: "Auth Username/Password verification failed for peer"

Affected version:
* openvpn-2.5.0-3-x86_64

Steps to reproduce:
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