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Bug 7476 - usermod with -p option creates an entry in /etc/passwd
Summary: usermod with -p option creates an entry in /etc/passwd
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: shadow-utils
Version: 1.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
QA Contact:
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Reported: 1999-12-01 11:49 UTC by jaume.llarden
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-12-01 12:15:33 UTC

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Description jaume.llarden 1999-12-01 11:49:08 UTC
I've noticed that when using shadow passwords, the
command 'usermod -p <encrypted password> user' updates the
entry in /etc/shadow, but also creates an entry in
/etc/passwd! I've tested it with the RPM that came with RedHat 6.0
and with latest RPM available (shadow-utils-19990827-2.i386.rpm)
and in two different machines.

Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 1999-12-01 12:15:59 UTC
Happens here too... Working on it.

Comment 2 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-08-08 15:42:00 UTC

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