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SubjectRe: Shadow passwords and .89
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Chris Salinardi wrote:
[...]
>
> Pardon my stupidity, but I have another question about Shadow. The users
> on my system can't change their passwords, they get the message:
>
> Cannot change ID to root.
>
> I've tried everything, the only thing that works is giving read access to
> the shadow file, but that defeats the purpose. What am I doing wrong?
>

Have you set UID of /usr/bin/passwd to root? Does /usr/bin/passwd look like
this?

-rwsr-xr-x 1 root root ..... /usr/bin/passwd*
In any case, make sure you have the Shadow Password Suite 3.3.3 or newer with
the security patch.
--
Samuel Koods
Cimarron Network Services


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