Bug 76560 - User Password bug(unsecure user password)
User Password bug(unsecure user password)
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 75746
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-users (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
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Reported: 2002-10-23 09:46 EDT by Ali Reza Bahmani
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:50:02 EST
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Description Ali Reza Bahmani 2002-10-23 09:46:49 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Konqueror/3; Linux; , en_US.UTF-8, en_US, en)

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1.i set root password to "1234567890qwertyuiop"
2.and then login with user : "root " and password : "123456789"
3.and successfull login with out error (this bug in x and consol occured ) 
4. actually linux support 8 charachter for password !!


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Comment 1 Alan Cox 2002-12-18 13:16:43 EST
This depends on the encryption system used

You are seeing a side effect of 75746 I suspect unless you are using NIS

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 75746 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:50:02 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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