#293 rdesktop 1.6.0 issues with GINA and smartcard

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nobody
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2012-11-29
2009-03-10
Puneet Goel
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rdesktop 1.6.0 is not working fine with Gina authentication (smart card).

I am using pcsc-lite 1.5.2 (with libusb support), rdesktop 1.6.0 (with smart card enabled), The smart card driver being used is of Aladdin eToken 5.0.

Server is windows 2003.

I do following steps

1. I launch rdesktop with following command

$ rdesktop -r scard IP_ADDRESS_OF_SERVER

Session is launched successfully and Gina asks smart card credentials (PIN NO of smart card)

2. I enter pin no and get into windows system smoothly.

There is a policy defined in Windows Server that if a smart card is removed, system should lock automatically. Works fine when Smart card is used locally with Windows Server system.

3. I remove smart card, Although policy says on removingsmart card, I should have logged out. Nothing happens. Desktop is still visible.

It seems that rdesktop is not sending updated smart card removal/reinsertion event to Gina. I have tested with mstsc.exe in a same environment and it works 100% fine.

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