[PC-BSD Testing] Only 8 valid characters in password

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Fri Aug 30 13:14:22 PDT 2013


On 08/28/2013 15:27, Martin Laabs wrote:
> Hi,
>
> if you add a user with the pc-usermanager only the first 8 characters are
> taken in account for validation of the password.
>
> How to repeat:
>
> start pc-usermanager and create a account "test"
> Give test the password 123456789123456789
>
> Now you can log in with the user test an the passwort 12345678 or
> 12345678abc or any string that starts with 12345678.
>
> How to fix:
>
> re-set your password in the console with the password command
>
> Best regards,
>  Martin Laabs
>
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Good catch! I've fixed this in Git now, should allow you to full-length
now.

-- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
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