Subject: Re: bin/11047: newgrp is missing
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 04/26/2002 19:07:35
[ On Friday, April 26, 2002 at 13:02:42 (GMT), Christos Zoulas wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: bin/11047: newgrp is missing
> In article <20020426015433.7ABB1AC@proven.weird.com>,
> Greg A. Woods <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.ORG> wrote:
> >[ On Thursday, April 25, 2002 at 23:18:40 (GMT), Christos Zoulas wrote: ]
> >> Subject: Re: bin/11047: newgrp is missing
> >> Nothing, that is why it was removed. It is actually a security issue to
> >> resurrect the password field in /etc/group.
> >what security issue is that?
> needing a master.group file so that we don't have password cookies word
> readable is one thing.
Ah, yes, of course! (I was assuming this would be included in any
re-implementation for *BSD.)
Greg A. Woods
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