Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 76560
User Password bug(unsecure user password)
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:04 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Konqueror/3; Linux; , en_US.UTF-8, en_US, en)
Description of problem:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
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 !!
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 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.