Error "Unableto change uidback to 0" in Secure Log on EL5 (Doc ID 1109619.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version: 5.2 and later   [Release: OEL5U2 and later ]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

On EL5, errors occurs from time to time in the secure.log:
May 11 10:28:16 host su: pam_keyinit(su-l:session): Unable to change UID back to 0
May 11 10:28:16 host su: pam_unix(su-l:session): session closed for user oracle



Cause

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