faillog command create a huge file, like 128GB file (/var/log/faillog)

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Issue

  • faillog command creates a huge file (/var/log/faillog)
  • The size of the file is near 128GB.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • shadow-utils pacakge earlier than shadow-utils-4.0.17-20.el5

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