Bug 10578 - kickstart's combination of "rootpw --iscrypted" / "auth --useshadow" unfunctional
kickstart's combination of "rootpw --iscrypted" / "auth --useshadow" unfuncti...
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 10377
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
6.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
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Reported: 2000-04-04 07:34 EDT by marek
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-04-04 10:07:05 EDT
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Description marek 2000-04-04 07:34:52 EDT
If you create a kickstart file with "auth --useshadow --enablemd5" and
then you use function "rootpw --iscrypted _password_" where _password_ is
MD5 encrypted password then the password is incorrectly inserted
into /etc/passwd instead of /etc/shadow.

Solution: Check if "auth --useshadow" is enabled in the kickstart file
(when the "rootpw --iscrypted" is used) and if so then insert the
encrypted password in /etc/shadow.
Comment 1 marek 2000-04-04 07:41:59 EDT
I forgot to add that the side effect of this is that the root can login with no
password.
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2000-04-04 10:07:59 EDT
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 10377 ***

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