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-rw-r--r--modules/pam_unix/unix_chkpwd.c9
1 files changed, 8 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/modules/pam_unix/unix_chkpwd.c b/modules/pam_unix/unix_chkpwd.c
index 6aaf81a4..88647e58 100644
--- a/modules/pam_unix/unix_chkpwd.c
+++ b/modules/pam_unix/unix_chkpwd.c
@@ -188,7 +188,14 @@ int main(int argc, char *argv[])
#endif
helper_log_err(LOG_NOTICE, "password check failed for user (%s)", user);
}
- return PAM_AUTH_ERR;
+ /* if helper_verify_password() returned PAM_USER_UNKNOWN, the
+ most appropriate error to propagate to
+ _unix_verify_password() is PAM_AUTHINFO_UNAVAIL; otherwise
+ return general failure */
+ if (retval == PAM_USER_UNKNOWN)
+ return PAM_AUTHINFO_UNAVAIL;
+ else
+ return PAM_AUTH_ERR;
} else {
if (getuid() != 0) {
#ifdef HAVE_LIBAUDIT