Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:51:39 -0500 From: Leo Famulari <leo@...ulari.name> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: util-linux 2.29.2 fixes CVE-2017-2616 On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 05:08:48PM +0100, Hanno Böck wrote: > Anyone have a good idea who is using shadow vs. util-linux su? Do they > have specific advantages/disadvantages, would it be reasonable to try > to get all distros to use them same one? Debian uses shadow, but is discussing a switch to util-linux: https://packages.debian.org/sid/login https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=833256 GuixSD is using shadow: https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/guix.git/tree/gnu/system.scm#n579 I'm also interested to learn the pros and cons of the two implementations. Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (834 bytes)
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