Satellite: tomcat process dumping core after enabling PAM authentication with CentrifyDC

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  • After enabling a satellite user to authenticate via PAM, the tomcat process core dumps during the login process.
  • Looking at the error in /var/log/tomcat5/catalina.out:
*** glibc detected *** /usr/lib/jvm/java/bin/java: free(): invalid pointer: 0x00002b0ad734dcc8 ***
======= Backtrace: =========


  • RHN Satellite 5.4.1 on RHEL5 and RHEL6
  • RHN Satellite 5.5 on RHEL5 and RHEL6
  • Using CentrifyDC pam modules for authentication

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