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Re: (ITS#4750) libldap initialization of ~/.ldaprc and setuid
> --On Tuesday, November 14, 2006 5:06 AM +0000 Kurt@OpenLDAP.org wrote:
>> I note that nss/pam-ldap setting NOINIT (or otherwise mucking
>> with libldap options) might break LDAP-enabled programs. But
>> that's another matter.
>> Anyways, I think the only good fix (for this and many other
>> larger problems) is a library redesign/rewrite.
> I note I don't find any mention of NOINIT in the nss_ldap or pam_ldap
> source, maybe it was removed at some point? I'm looking at the latest code
> from PADL.
> Unless you mean patching nss_ldap/pam_ldap to set "LDAPNOINIT" in the
> environment? Which has other problems.
For the specific case of nss/pam_ldap the obvious solution is to require
that they never use default values anywhere. Generally that is already
what happens anyway.
-- Howard Chu
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