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bug #25135: lock should not be possible if unix password is not set

Submitter:  None
Submitted:  Sat 20 Dec 2008 02:31:08 PM UTC
Category:  Program Logic Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  * 5 - Normal Status:  Confirmed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  anaumov
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  4.0.3
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  Later
Work Required:  1 - Days
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Sun 23 Jun 2024 10:09:40 AM UTC, comment #2: 

Screen version 4.99.0

Patch variable using_pam not found in source, so I think patch is not applied(and not applicable anymore). But, after passwd --delete user and ctrl-a + ctrl-x in screen session on behalf of that user, session detaches instead of exit.

Julian <juyret>
Wed 10 Jun 2015 11:48:21 AM UTC, comment #1: 


actually we have this fix from Ubuntu community:


but this code was added to git after the last official screen release, I guess.

Alexander Naumov <anaumov>
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Sat 20 Dec 2008 02:31:08 PM UTC, original submission:  

unix password is not always needed
ssh public key authentication is such a case
accidental c-a c-x locks screen with no way to unlock it



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