Re: password hash in shadow file
- Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:25:18 +0100
- From: Sven Hartge <sven@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: password hash in shadow file
Adam Weremczuk <adamw@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I think it was me invoking "passwd" as root and aborting (ctrl+D)
> without making any changes. Would that be enough to update the shadow
You can't reverse a hash and to generate a new hash the code needs the
password for the user in plain.
Sigmentation fault. Core dumped.