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expired passwords visible
  • From: "David Lamorski" <dl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 09:38:35 +0100
  • Message-id: <NGEPINHMPKPAGFKMIJKNMEBOCPAA.dl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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>



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