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MDKSA-2001:091: passwd Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the passwd package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2001:091 (passwd).

The default pam files for the passwd program did not include support for md5
passwords, thus any password changes or post-install added users would not have
md5 passwords.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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