Using the passwd command results in a segmentation fault (SIGSEGV) (Doc ID 1328315.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When changing a local user's password, the passwd command fails with a segmentation fault.  This happens whether the individual user is changing his own password, or if root is changing some other user's password.

 

Cause

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