shadow

Description:Utilities to deal with user accounts
License: BSD, GPL-2
Homepage:https://github.com/shadow-maint/shadow
Location:Portage
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  • ~ - unstable
  • M - hardmask
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USE flags

  • acl - Add support for Access Control Lists
  • audit - Enable support for Linux audit subsystem using sys-process/audit
  • bcrypt - build the bcrypt password encryption algorithm
  • cracklib - Support for cracklib strong password checking
  • linguas_cs - Czech locale
  • linguas_da - Danish locale
  • linguas_de - German locale
  • linguas_es - Spanish locale
  • linguas_fi - Finnish locale
  • linguas_fr - French locale
  • linguas_hu - Hungarian locale
  • linguas_id - Indonesian locale
  • linguas_it - Italian locale
  • linguas_ja - Japanese locale
  • linguas_ko - Korean locale
  • linguas_pl - Polish locale
  • linguas_pt_BR - Portuguese locale for Brasil
  • linguas_ru - Russian locale
  • linguas_sv - Swedish locale
  • linguas_tr - Turkish locale
  • linguas_zh_CN - Chinese locale for Peoples Republic of China
  • linguas_zh_TW - Chinese locale for Taiwan
  • nls - Add Native Language Support (using gettext - GNU locale utilities)
  • pam - Add support for PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) - DANGEROUS to arbitrarily flip
  • selinux - !!internal use only!! Security Enhanced Linux support, this must be set by the selinux profile or breakage will occur
  • skey - Enable S/Key (Single use password) authentication support
  • split-usr - Enable behavior to support maintaining /bin, /lib*, /sbin and /usr/sbin separately from /usr/bin and /usr/lib*
  • su - build the su program
  • xattr - Add support for extended attributes (filesystem-stored metadata)

Security Advisory

Date Severity Title
over 1 year normal Shadow: security bypass
about 2 years normal Shadow: Buffer overflow
over 2 years high Shadow: Multiple vulnerabilities
almost 5 years high Multiple packages, Multiple vulnerabilities fixed in 2011
over 10 years high Shadow: Privilege escalation
over 13 years normal shadow: Privilege escalation
about 15 years low shadow: Unauthorized modification of account information

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