Unix Change Passwd Python CGI

James Matthews nytrokiss at gmail.com
Tue Feb 24 18:45:44 CET 2009

IMHO That sounds like the biggest security hole I can think of. Anyways you
can open a pipe to passwd. to have the change there password.


On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 5:19 PM, Derek Tracy <tracyde at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am using python version 2.5.1 and need to create a python cgi application
> to allow a user to change their unix password.
> Apache is running on the same system that needs the password changed.  I
> need to keep security high and can not install additional modules at this
> time.
> I just need a general direction to start looking, and I do not have expect
> installed on the system.
> Any ideas would be wonderful!
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