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From: Cade Cairns (cairnsc_at_securityfocus.com)
Date: Fri Jan 03 2003 - 15:37:38 CST
Oops, probably approved this a bit too hastily. This is assumedly due to
the use of unix crypt().
On Fri, 3 Jan 2003, Sam Pointer wrote:
> This posting just appeared on the Smoothwall GPL mailing list if anyone is
> interested (Smoothwall is a Linux-based GUIfied firewall:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Leeman [mailto:peter.leemanbtopenworld.com]
> Sent: 02 January 2003 03:48
> To: Gpl
> Subject: [gpl] Admin password
> Hi (Happy new year)
> I'm running Smoothwall gpl 1.0 and have found the following:
> When logging on to shut smoothwall down (using admin account) if I enter the
> correct password plus a few characters I can still get logged on ie,
> If password = password then
> 'blahblah' doesn't work
> 'password' does
> 'password123' does
> Strange but true, does anyone else get this, if not.. oh! if so is there a
> way to stop this.
> gpl mailing list
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