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Re: Security of Debian SuX0r?

On Thu, 31 Aug 2000, Joey Hess wrote:

> > Yup, this question is senseless. If you happen to have encrypted passwords
> > in the passwd file, the shadow file is not looked at for these
> > accounts. So having shadow passwords will not break NIS.

> The question is about the default setting.

Maybe, but I don't understand why the question is asked at all, since you
have absolutely no advantage by choosing the insecure variant.


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