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Re: [suse-security] Re: libauth.so.1 - nkitb-2000.7.11-0.i386.rpm fuer Suse6.1 (fwd)
  • From: Thomas Biege <thomas@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2000 09:22:35 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0007190920370.24872-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi,

> >for all ppl, who have problems w/ libauth, try to download +
> >install libauth from
> >ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/6.1/suse/a1/libauth.rpm
> >first and then install nkitb.
> >
> >
> >Bye,
> > Thomas
>
> After installing libauth and updating nkitb the ftp server does not accept
> shadow passwords anymore (SuSE 6.1). Now _that's_ a secure ftp
> server! No logins allowed ... ;-)
>
> It works if I put my encrypted password in /etc/passwd, but is there anyone with
> >> 10 brain cells who really wants to do that?
>
> Any ideas on getting ftp working with shadow passwords again?

I forward this to your maintainer. I hope he knows to solve the problem.

> BTW we have no ftp account in passwd because we don't allow anonymous ftp.
> But ftp worked for normal users before, maybe that's the fault? Or do I have
> to do some weird LD_PRELOAD stuff? Unfortunately, libauth comes with zero
> documentation except that the rpm info states that libauth actually
> honours /etc/shadow.

Hm, did you execute ldconfig after installing the lib?

> On the other hand, this is another argument to convince our users not to
> use ftp and switch to scp instead ... ;-)

;)

Bye,
Thomas
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