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Re: PAM & Shadow



On Wed, 1 Jul 1998, Graham Leggett wrote:

> > if i rebuild from scratch (using the current PAM and shadow suite
> > sources), what are the procedures so as not to damage the system? where
> > can i get the source for PAM? what about the new cracklib 2.7?
> 
> Don't rebuild anything - there is no need.

i've read that the cracklib that comes with Redhat 5.0 contains a bug
(buffer overflow) and one has to install the current cracklib (2.7) and
rebuild also rebuild PAM to use the new cracklib. 

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