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Re^4: Status of Recent User Information Leak (Mailman Considered Harmful)

by LanX (Chancellor)
on Aug 01, 2009 at 10:39 UTC ( #785079=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Status of Recent User Information Leak
in thread Status of Recent User Information Leak

storing passwords as plaintext?

Guess what, I just got a password reminder from Mailman, with my password und login in cleartext... *

let alone one used by professionals worldwide
And now, dear tr*ll, have a look at this list... 8)

Cheers Rolf

UPDATE: see Mailman considered harmful

Crosspost: http://www.perl-community.de/bat/poard/thread/13803#ms_123798

(*) for those unaware, even "magic" p*th*n can't reconstruct a securely hashed password into plaintext!

UPDATE2: Should be noted that Mailman explicitly warns at registration to reuse an important password. Thanks Moritz!

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