Fails on Solaris 2.5 also.
Nerijus Krukauskas wrote:
> This doesn't work on AIX 4.2. I've tried the same "/etc/security/passwd" and get "Permission denied".
> From: DI. Dr. Klaus Kusche
> Sent: 1997 m. Rugpjutis 6 d. 18:07
> To: BUGTRAQ @
> Subject: sendmail -C: Known? Patches? (AIX 4.1.5)
> On several not-so-official WWW pages, I found a hint that
> /usr/lib/sendmail -C <any-file-you-want-to-read>
> produces "interesting" output.
> I tried that on our AIX 4.1.5 (as an ordinary user!) with
> "/etc/security/passwd", and it indeed displayed all the
> shadow passwords.
> I checked IBM's and CERT's archives about it and found nothing.
> 1.) Is the problem known?
> 2.) Does IBM have a fix for it?
> 3.) Is it fixed in the latest (non-IBM) sendmail releases?
> DI. Dr. Klaus Kusche
> Oberoesterreichische Landesregierung / Government of Upper Austria
> Rechenzentrum / Computing Centre
> Smail: Kaerntnerstrasse 16, A-4020 Linz, Austria (Europe)
> Phone: +43 732 7720 - 3394 Fax: +43 732 7720 - 3198
> Email: Klaus .
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