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Re: [suse-security] PAM-Entry for Yast2 (was long passwords)
  • From: Roman Drahtmueller <draht@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 11:06:59 +0100 (MET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0202271105001.18900-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> the full PAM-md5 method to generate the passwords (i.e.
> yast2 seems to use only the usual crypt-seed of 2 characters long).
>
> Perhaps it might be an idea to have yast2 use full PAM support
> with it's own PAM-parameter-file like /etc/pam.s/yast2 ?

This approach is correct.
I have passed it on to our yast2 development team, it's an open bug now. I
hope it gets fixed in the future.

Thanks for the suggestion and the problem.

> Greetings
> Michael


Thanks,
Roman.
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