[Samba] samba password hashes exposed to ldapsearch
medievalist at gmail.com
Mon Jul 28 23:59:19 GMT 2008
> Is there are way to also hide the Samba password hashes without breaking
> Samba functionality? Say, by using some LDAP rights-management tool to
> limit access to these attributes to certain accounts. Or does Samba require
> these hashes to be generally readable?
A properly configured LDAP server will not allow anything but the
samba daemons to read windows hashes; they are plaintext password
equivalent since they can be cracked quite trivially with freely
Do not send your password hashes over an unencrypted network
connection, for the same reason.
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