Apple Workgroup Manager fails to properly enable ShadowHash passwords in a NetInfo parent. Workgroup Manager may appear to use ShadowHash passwords when crypt is used.
Workgroup Manager is a system adimistration tool in Apple Mac OS X Server that manages users, groups, and computers across a network. According to Apple Security Update 2006-006:
Workgroup Manager appears to allow switching authentication type from crypt to ShadowHash passwords in a NetInfo parent, when in actuality it does not.
Workgroup Manager may appear to use ShadowHash passwords when crypt is used.
This issue was reported in Apple Security Update 2006-006. Apple credits Chris Pepper of The Rockefeller University for reporting this issue.
This document was written by Chris Taschner.
|Date First Published:||2006-10-02|
|Date Last Updated:||2006-11-21 19:20 UTC|