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authorSteve Langasek <>2020-08-11 14:54:29 -0700
committerSteve Langasek <>2020-08-11 14:54:29 -0700
commitf6d08ed47a3da3c08345bce2ca366e961c52ad7c (patch)
treedcbd0efb229b17f696f7195671f05b354b4f70fc /modules/pam_tty_audit/README
parent668b13da8f830c38388cecac45539972e80cb246 (diff)
parent9e5bea9e146dee574796259ca464ad2435be3590 (diff)
New upstream version 1.4.0
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@@ -50,6 +50,12 @@ range is specified as min_uid:max_uid where one of these values can be empty.
If min_uid is empty only user with the uid max_uid will be matched. If max_uid
is empty users with the uid greater than or equal to min_uid will be matched.
+Please note that passwords in some circumstances may be logged by TTY auditing
+even if the log_passwd is not used. For example, all input to an ssh session
+will be logged - even if there is a password being typed into some software
+running at the remote host because only the local TTY state affects the local
+TTY auditing.
Audit all administrative actions.