Re: [dev] [PATCH] [ubase] Simplify login

From: Roberto E. Vargas Caballero <>
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2014 17:28:02 +0200

> In which way is a /etc/passwd with hundreds of users less secure than a
> smaller one? Do many hashes in one place magically reduce the overall
> security?

It is not about the security of /etc/passwd, it is about you cannot
ensure that hundred of users will use strong password, because you don't
select theirs passwords, so at the end the security of your system
depend of the password choosen by your users.

Roberto E. Vargas Caballero
Received on Wed Jun 04 2014 - 17:28:02 CEST

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