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.
Apple Computer, Inc.
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|