Patch for smbldap-tools 0.8.4 to hide password on mkntpwd command-line

Jérôme Tournier jerome.tournier at
Mon May 10 14:20:46 GMT 2004

Le Mon, Apr 12, 2004 at 08:51:39PM +0900, SATOH Fumiyasu a ecrit:
> I made a patch for smbldap-tools 0.8.4 to hide a password on
> mkntpwd command-line. The ps(1) command can show the current
> processes with command-line options. This is password disclosure
> problem. Please apply attached patch to smbldap-tools 0.8.4 tree.
Thanks a lot for your patch. But the cvs version now uses the
Crypt::SmbHash perl module instead. There's no more call to the system
command mkntpd.
Thanks anyway for your contribution !

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