Bug 1262361 - after installation can't login as root
after installation can't login as root
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1260875
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
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Reported: 2015-09-11 09:36 EDT by Richard S. Hendershot
Modified: 2015-09-11 09:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-09-11 09:37:07 EDT
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Description Richard S. Hendershot 2015-09-11 09:36:08 EDT
Description of problem: root user password is created in plain-text by installation

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How reproducible:  always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. mount images/boot.iso (11-Sep) in vbox VM and perform installation
2. on completion root login fails. reboot using rw init=/bin/bash
3. grep root /etc/shadow

Actual results:  password is a star

Expected results: password field should be an encrypted value of that supplied during installation

Additional info:  useradd creates user with plain-text password
Comment 1 David Shea 2015-09-11 09:37:07 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1260875 ***

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