[Adduser-devel] Bug#417291: adduser: infinite loop in passwd and chfn calls on loss of controlling tty

Rune Kock rune.kock at gmail.com
Tue Oct 9 10:31:02 UTC 2007

This bug bit me when I tried to call adduser from within samba.
(Obviously, I didn't do it right, but still an endless loop seems too
hard a punishment for me...).

A simpler way to reproduce is:

adduser foo < /dev/null

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