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Recommended update for yast2-security

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(Last modified: 02FEB2005)


solutions Recommended update for yast2-security SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (2b20faae6ba188707dc42c18abc80510)

Applies to

Package: yast2-security
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Patch: patch-9823
Release: 20050202
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Necessary to handle cracklib testing of user passwords.

Problem description

With this patch, yast2-security is able to handle both "cracklib"
and "use_cracklib" options used in /etc/security/pam_pwcheck.conf file.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fhv yast2-security.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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