[Mailman-Developers] config.pck password encryptioninconsistencies
msapiro at value.net
Thu Dec 9 02:58:40 CET 2004
Dave Dewey wrote:
>Quoting Dave Dewey (ddewey at cyberthugs.com):
>> Here's the issue I can't solve. It is clear that SOME user passwords in the
>> lists' config.pck file are encrypted, and some aren't. This is within the
>> SAME config.pck, I'm only running one list. When using 'dumpdb' to
>> investigate the the users email/passwords, some of the passwords are
>> definitely clear text. However, others (including all of my own, for
>> various test subscriptions) are encrypted.
>More info: it appears that only passwords that were chosen at time of
>subscription are encrypted. If a user then goes in and changes the
>password, it is stored unencrypted in config.pck.
Are you sure they are encrypted and not just encoded (e.g. unicode)?
What do you see in monthly password reminders?
I looked through the code somewhat, particularly the code that produces
password reminders, and I can't see anywhere where there is any
encryption/decryption of passwords going on.
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