[Bug 167654] New: Review Request: crack: password cracker

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           Summary: Review Request: crack: password cracker
           Product: Fedora Extras
           Version: devel
          Platform: All
               URL: http://www.crypticide.com/users/alecm/security/c50-
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: normal
         Component: Package Review
        AssignedTo: gdk at redhat.com
        ReportedBy: Christian.Iseli at licr.org
         QAContact: dkl at redhat.com
                CC: fedora-extras-list at redhat.com

Spec Name or Url: ftp://ftp.licr.org/pub/software/unix/crack.spec
SRPM Name or Url: ftp://ftp.licr.org/pub/software/unix/crack-5.0a-0.src.rpm
Crack is a password guessing program that is designed to quickly locate
insecurities in Unix (or other) password files by scanning the contents of a
password file, looking for users who have misguidedly chosen a weak login

This package creates a group named "crack" and the Crack program puts all
its results in the /var/lib/crack/run directory, which belongs to that group.
Only users in the crack group can use this package.

This is a bit dusty, but still runs quite well.  It's part of many security
SOP, and I think it would be useful to have it in Extras.

Builds in mock.  Runs fine on x86 and x86_64.  Couldn't test ppc.
Rpmlint seems generally happy, but goes a bit haywire on the dictionnary files,
because they start with a hashbang combination...

The LICENSE file is pretty much a verbatim copy of the Artistic license (checked using diff...) so I think it's fine.

Please review :-)

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