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Re: [suse-security] expired passwords visible
  • From: Raymond Leach <raymondl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 10:53:13 +0200
  • Message-id: <20020213085017.6BFE8E653B@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Wed 13 Feb 02 10:38, David Lamorski wrote:
> If a user-password expires and the user trys to login during the
> 'inactive_days' he will be prompted to choose a new password.
> The passwords entered in the following password chat are all visible.
> Is this normal?
>
> Example:
>
> Your password has expired. Choose a new password.
> Warning: Your password has expired, please change it now
> Old Password: <visible>
>
> New password: <visible>
> Re-enter new password: <visible>
Assuming your using some kind of telnet or ssh client here(?), it could be
that you have local echo turned on.

Ray

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