Bug 54489 - PAM breaks all long passwords
Summary: PAM breaks all long passwords
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 54443
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pam   
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Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai
QA Contact: Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2001-10-10 02:59 UTC by Alan Cox
Modified: 2005-10-31 22:00 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-10-10 02:59:32 UTC
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Description Alan Cox 2001-10-10 02:59:27 UTC
I have NIS based passwords set up. Most are over 8 characters long. When
you update to 7.2 all these users can no longer log into the system

Poking around it works if you type the first 8 characters. This one is
pretty serious since end users are not going to figure that out, but are
going to be locked out of their own boxes.

Comment 1 Matthew Miller 2001-10-10 03:10:48 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 54443 ***

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