Bug 249210 - Latest cracklib update prevents any password changes
Summary: Latest cracklib update prevents any password changes
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: cracklib   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-07-22 17:28 UTC by Jimmy Rentz
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:12 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: 2.8.10-2
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Last Closed: 2007-07-23 17:35:52 UTC
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Description Jimmy Rentz 2007-07-22 17:28:05 UTC
Description of problem:
The latest cracklib devel update prevents any password changes. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
cracklib 2.8.10

How reproducible:
Change a password for a user

Steps to Reproduce:
passwd someuser
Changing password for user someuser.
New UNIX password:
Actual results:

/usr/share/cracklib/pw_dict: error reading header
PWOpen: Success

Expected results:

Retype new UNIX password: 
passwd: all authentication tokens updated successfully.

Additional info:
I did some searching and come across this bug:
I believe this is the same issue.

Comment 1 Joachim Frieben 2007-07-22 19:39:15 UTC
Reverting 'cracklib' packages to version 2.8.9 from 'F7' allows to
restore proper function which is mandatory after a fresh install
from the 'rawhide' development tree.

Comment 2 Nalin Dahyabhai 2007-07-23 17:35:52 UTC
Ugh, don't know why I didn't catch that.  Thanks!

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