MySQL Crash Using PAM Authentication Plugin with Winbind Authentication Module

(Doc ID 2357146.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 05, 2018

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 5.5 version, Server Crash

MySQL Crash (Production) - and restart



ERROR
-----------------------
signal 11 ;


STEPS
-----------------------
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Configure PAM and pam_windbind.so
2. Let run for a few days
3. Crash will occur

BUSINESS IMPACT
-----------------------
The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot reliably use PAM with Winbind capabilities for authentication.

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms