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Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2012 14:23:52 -0400 (EDT)
From: Paul Wouters <pwouters@...hat.com>
To: passwdqc-users@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Patch for crypt() possible returning NULL


crypt() can return NULL, but the passwdqc code assumes it always
returns a valid pointer.

This can happen when the machine is in FIPS mode, but the requested
crypt() method via the $x$ modifier specifies a prohibited hashing
method.

Paul
View attachment "passwdqc-1.2.2-crypt.patch" of type "TEXT/PLAIN" (928 bytes)

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