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Re: Change Passwd Via Telnet through a Perl WWW Script

On Fri, Jul 26, 2002 at 04:31:45PM -0400, Phillip Hofmeister wrote:
> All,
> I have been thinking about making a perl program that will open a socket
> to port 23 on the loopback and converse with login and passwd and change a
> password via a www page.  Does anyone have comments about security
> implications of this?  Does anyone have any feature requests?  Does a
> similar program exist to anyone's knowledge?

I think a combination of sudo and chpasswd would be good for this.

Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog@svana.org>   http://svana.org/kleptog/
> There are 10 kinds of people in the world, those that can do binary
> arithmetic and those that can't.

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