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Re: pam module that allows users to write their own configuration



On Fri, May 23, Frankie Boy wrote:

> Hello!
> 
> Me and my friend started to develop a PAM-module which moves the 
> configuration-process responsibility from system administrator to system 
> users.
> Every system user is able to configure his own pam-modules stack for 
> authentication.

Hm, isn't that a big security risk? This would allow an user
to configure a very weak authentication schema, which allows
hacker to crack this account very fast ...

  Thorsten

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