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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2001:091: passwd

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the passwd package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2001:091 (passwd).


The default pam files for the passwd program did not include support for md5
passwords, thus any password changes or post-install added users would not have
md5 passwords.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2001:091
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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