sysadminctl -secureTokenStatus allows null password

Number:rdar://36163828 Date Originated:12/20/2017
Status:Closed as Dupe Resolved:
Product:Mac Product Version:10.13.2/10.13.3b2
Classification:Bug Reproducible:Always
sysadminctl allows passing null/garbage entry for admin password when using sysadminctl -secureToken Status

Steps to Reproduce:
1. On a Mac running 10.13.2 or 10.13.3b2 launch
2. Get elevated privileges with sudo -s
3. Enter the following command:
sysadminctl -adminUser [admin] -adminPassword [value that is not admin's password] -secureTokenStatus [username for user being checked]

Expected Results:
Would expect that system would reject command outright because the admin's password is incorrect.

Actual Results:
The system returns an error, but then still processes the command and returns a result. 

bash-3.2# sysadminctl -adminUser admin -adminPassword null -secureTokenStatus otheruser
2017-12-20 15:12:22.163 sysadminctl[505:3977] ### Error:-14090 File:/BuildRoot/Library/Caches/ Line:94
2017-12-20 15:12:22.214 sysadminctl[505:3977] Secure token is ENABLED for user otheruser

Please note that other sysadminctl commands such as sysadminctl -secureTokenOff properly fail with incorrect admin user password. 

10.13.2 (17C88)
10.13.3 Beta 2 (17D25b)


Closed as duplicate of 35079899

By broccardo at Dec. 21, 2017, 3 p.m. (reply...)

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