FS#78747 - [util-linux] 2.39-5 breaks su

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Gene (GeneC) - Friday, 09 June 2023, 11:37 GMT
Last edited by Toolybird (Toolybird) - Friday, 09 June 2023, 20:32 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Testing
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture x86_64
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


Description: /usr/bin/su stops working

'/usr/bin/su -' fails to authenticate

Error logged in journal:

pam_unix(su-l:auth): authentication failure; logname=XXX uid=1000 euid=1000 tty=/dev/pts/0 ruser=XXX rhost= user=root
FAILED SU (to root) XXX on pts/0

Downgrade package to 2.39-4 and everything works fine again.

Package Versions:
pam 1.5.3-3
util-linux 2.39-5
libcap-ng 0.8.3-2
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Closed by  Toolybird (Toolybird)
Friday, 09 June 2023, 20:32 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  util-linux 2.39-6