Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : passwd (MDKSA-2001:091)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

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 :

Update the affected passwd package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 13904 (mandrake_MDKSA-2001-091.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2001-1190

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