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Re: [suse-security] Passwords displayed in clear text upon expiring
  • From: Markus Gaugusch <markus@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 4 Jun 2002 08:04:17 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0206040803330.18875-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Jun 3, michael stone <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> When adding a new user, I set their password as expired so they have to
> change it at first login.
> chage -d 0 <username>
> But at their first login, when it prompts for the old password then the new
> one, they are echoed. Bug, or am I missing something?
This depends on terminal settings, too. Which type of login/terminal
program are they using? Hopefully SSH and not telnet?

Markus
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