Sun SEAM kinit bug

Wyllys Ingersoll wyllys.ingersoll at
Fri Nov 1 14:39:24 EST 2002

The 'kinit' in Solaris 9 supports the addressless ticket feature
(kinit -A), but the change was not backported into the SEAM
for Solaris 8 product.

Also, there are some patches for the SEAM pam_krb5
available, but they don't affect the IP address problem you
are having.

-Wyllys Ingersoll
   Sun Microsystems

Ben Cox wrote:
> The Sun SEAM version of kinit that ships with Solaris8 has a bug on
> multi-homed hosts where it puts only one IP address in the TGT request,
> and thus gets TGTs that don't work on the "other" interfaces.
> If I use the MIT kinit, everything is cool, because I can either (a) use
> "kinit -A" to get an addressless ticket, or (b) not use "-A", and MIT
> kinit will get a ticket with the correct (full) list of IP addresses in
> it.  (Which I can verify with MIT's klist using "klist -efan".)
> I've looked for Solaris patches that update kinit, but either there
> aren't any or I'm not clever enough to find them.
> Does anyone know of a Solaris patch that fixes kinit to either support
> addressless tickets or use the correct IP address list on a multi-homed
> host?  (What about a PAM module for Solaris that does the right thing?)
> Thanks in advance,
> -- Ben
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