SSH 1 Server and the Passwd file

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Jan 10 14:33:00 GMT 2000

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
> way.

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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