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authorSam James <sam@gentoo.org>2021-07-20 18:42:12 +0100
committerSam James <sam@gentoo.org>2021-07-23 00:41:09 +0100
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2021-06-30-libxcrypt-migration: mention PAM/md5crypt issues
Bug: https://bugs.gentoo.org/802267 Bug: https://bugs.gentoo.org/802807 Signed-off-by: Sam James <sam@gentoo.org>
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@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@ Title: migrating from glibc[crypt] to libxcrypt in ~arch
Author: Andreas K. Hüttel <dilfridge@gentoo.org>
Author: Sam James <sam@gentoo.org>
Posted: 2021-06-30
-Revision: 1
+Revision: 2
News-Item-Format: 2.0
The implementation of libcrypt.so within glibc has been deprecated
@@ -42,6 +42,15 @@ of steps described on the wiki (see below), but the outline is:
and enable it
* unmask ~virtual/libcrypt-2
+Please note that if you last changed your password before ~2008,
+it may be using md5crypt or similar other weak mechanisms in /etc/shadow;
+a bug in PAM [0][1] may mean that you were unable to login. We recommend
+using "passwd" to change/refresh your password so it is using modern
+methods. A new version of PAM has been added to the tree to resolve this issue.
+
For more information, please see:
* https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Project:Toolchain/libcrypt_implementation
* https://bugs.gentoo.org/699422
+
+[0] https://bugs.gentoo.org/802267
+[1] https://bugs.gentoo.org/802807