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Re: SSH 1 Server and the Passwd file
- To: Egor Duda <deo at logos-m dot ru>
- Subject: Re: SSH 1 Server and the Passwd file
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna at vinschen dot de>
- Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2000 23:03:02 +0100
- CC: john at thinman dot com, Chris Faylor <cgf at cygnus dot com>, cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- References: <20000110160317.A10917@cygnus.com> <email@example.com>
Egor Duda wrote:
> I've thought about this problem some time ago. I'm using Corinna's port
> of cron, and it uses encrypted versions of clear-text windows passwords.
> It's better than nothing, but not very secure. As microsoft docs
> state, it's still possible to start process in other security context
> without supplying clear-text password, but it requires custom "local
> security authority" (LSA) to be written. Maybe i'll try to write one
> and implement something similar to md5 passwords. And then it could be
> possible to port setuid programs like cron and sudo in more unix-like
I would be very glad, if I then could use it for the cron
implementation, too. I'm not very lucky with the current
encryption method :-(
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