security risk in the profile LFS-4.0
gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Oct 9 16:03:01 PDT 2002
On October 9, 2002 04:23 pm, Vassili Dzuba wrote:
> I changed the profile to add a password if one creates
> the temporary user (but of course does not change the password if the
> user already exists).
Setting or not setting a password poses no security risk. If you don't have a
password set, you simply can't login as that user directly, unless you su to
root first, then you can change to the lfs user.
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