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Re: [ALERT] Bug in example setup - passwords not removed from /etc/shadow

Author LUK ShunTim <shuntim dot luk at polyu dot edu dot hk>
Full name LUK ShunTim <shuntim dot luk at polyu dot edu dot hk>
Date 2008-04-18 00:12:46 PDT
Message Philipp Marek wrote:
> Hello everybody,
>
> since 1.1.13 the FSVS sources included an "example" directory, with some
> scripts in int.
>
> I just found out that I forgot to put the correct script in my subversion
> source directories; the example script for removing passwords in
> /etc/shadow and /etc/gshadow was wrong, and didn't remove them.
>
> Please see here for a quick download of a fixed version:
> http://fsvs.tigris.o​rg/source/browse/fsv​s/trunk/fsvs/example​/var/lib/fsvs-versio​ning/scripts/shadow-​clean.pl?rev=1612​&view=log
>
>
> Please take all necessary steps:
> - Install the fixed script;
> and either
> - change all passwords on your system or, if that's not possible,
> - use svndumpfilter to remove old versions of your shadow
> and gshadow files, or,
> - if you can restart versioning /etc, remove the repository, re-create it,
> and use "fsvs sync" to tell FSVS that there's nothing stored.
>

Thanks for the notice.

It's seems to be quite a bit of a problem.

I made a quick visit to the website and the current version is 1.1.14.
Maybe you'd consider releasing a new version now, and remove the
affected ones.

Regards,
ST
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Re: [ALERT] Bug in example setup - passwords not removed from /etc/shadow LUK ShunTim <shuntim dot luk at polyu dot edu dot hk> LUK ShunTim <shuntim dot luk at polyu dot edu dot hk> 2008-04-18 00:12:46 PDT
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