Bug 10041 - Sulogin does not understand MD5 passwords
Sulogin does not understand MD5 passwords
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: SysVinit (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2000-03-07 14:40 EST by cosmos
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:12 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-03-07 15:08:13 EST
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Description cosmos 2000-03-07 14:40:39 EST
I installed a RH6.0 system with MD5 passwords.  I recently had a power
outage and fsck dropped me to sulogin during bootup.  Sulogin refused to
accept my root password.  So, I ripped the hard drive off the server and
took it to another linux box and fsck'd the hdd.  When I returned the hdd
to it's case, I could log in using a regular shell.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-03-07 15:08:59 EST
This has been fixed in the current SysVinit package.

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