Package "shadow"

Name: shadow


This package is just an umbrella for a group of other packages, it has no description.
Description samples from packages in group:

  • system login tools
  • change and administer password and group data

Latest version: 1:4.8.1-1ubuntu8.1
Release: hirsute (21.04)
Level: updates
Repository: main


Other versions of "shadow" in Hirsute

Repository Area Version
base main 1:4.8.1-1ubuntu8
base universe 1:4.8.1-1ubuntu8
updates universe 1:4.8.1-1ubuntu8.1

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Version: 1:4.8.1-1ubuntu8.1 2021-08-02 15:06:25 UTC

  shadow (1:4.8.1-1ubuntu8.1) hirsute; urgency=medium

  * Disallow purely numeric usernames. This includes hexadecimal
    octal syntax. (LP: #1927078)

 -- William 'jawn-smith' Wilson <email address hidden> Wed, 14 Jul 2021 16:57:59 -0500

1927078 Don't allow useradd to use fully numeric names

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