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Bug #6660

failure to authenticate leaves garbage files in .security directory

Added by Dennis Box almost 5 years ago. Updated over 4 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
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Category:
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Start date:
07/22/2014
Due date:
% Done:

100%

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Description

To avoid race conditions, krb5cc and x509 proxies are written to temp files and if the process was successful the tempfile is moved over the existing file. When the user fails to authenticate files like this are currently being left behind:

rw------ 1 rexbatch fife 0 Jul 1 14:22 krb5cc_dbox_sjTW9Q
rw------ 1 rexbatch fife 0 Jul 1 14:22 krb5cc_dbox_Lu5nUG
rw------ 1 rexbatch fife 0 Jul 1 14:22 krb5cc_dbox__J05AG
rw------ 1 rexbatch fife 0 Jul 1 14:22 krb5cc_dbox_6BKr4U
rw------ 1 rexbatch fife 0 Jul 1 14:22 krb5cc_dbox_Og67Xh
rw------ 1 rexbatch fife 0 Jul 1 14:22 krb5cc_dbox_BqH9E0
rw------ 1 rexbatch fife 0 Jul 1 14:22 krb5cc_dbox__fNDNa
rw------ 1 rexbatch fife 0 Jul 1 14:22 krb5cc_dbox_fOVDfj

This is not critical but is annoying.

History

#1 Updated by Dennis Box over 4 years ago

  • Description updated (diff)
  • Status changed from New to Resolved
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

#2 Updated by Parag Mhashilkar over 4 years ago

  • Status changed from Resolved to Closed


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