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Re: getspnam-support

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Dan Sugalski
November 29, 1999 05:05
Re: getspnam-support
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>Returning the shadow data just because you're running as root is a possible
>security hole.

If you're running as root there are no security holes since there is no
security. You can already do anything you want, so why quibble over this?


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