[OpenAFS] OpenAFS 1.5.62 and MacOS 10.6 klog broken?

Booker Bense bbense@slac.stanford.edu
Tue, 9 Feb 2010 16:07:20 -0800 (PST)

On Tue, 29 Sep 2009, Bo Nygaard Bai wrote:

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> Lately we have seen the same problem a few times.
> After fiddling a bit it turns out that passwords with a length of 8 
> characters will fail, but longer passwords work fine.
> The tests were made using klog against a kaserver.

There is a bug in older version of the OS X kerberos library. It 
does not do the AFS string to key fu correctly. I filed a bug 
with Apple a very long time ago ( 3-4 years?)

But the bug had exactly those symptoms.

_ Booker C. Bense