shadow-convert - Utilities for convertion to and from shadow passwords and groups

Property Value
Distribution ALT Linux Sisyphus
Repository Classic i586
Package filename shadow-convert-4.5-alt5.i586.rpm
Package name shadow-convert
Package version 4.5
Package release alt5
Package architecture i586
Package type rpm
Category System/Base
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer -
Download size 221.38 KB
Installed size 221.38 KB
This package includes utilities for convertion to and from shadow passwords
and groups:
+ pwconv: creates shadow from passwd and an optionally existing shadow;
+ pwunconv: creates passwd from passwd and shadow and then removes shadow;
+ grpconv: creates gshadow from group and an optionally existing gshadow;
+ grpunconv: creates group from group and gshadow and then removes gshadow.


Package Version Architecture Repository
shadow-convert-4.5-alt5.x86_64.rpm 4.5 x86_64 Classic
shadow-convert - - -


Name Value
/lib/ - - - - - - - - - - -
rpmlib(PayloadIsLzma) -
rpmlib(SetVersions) -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -


Name Value
shadow-convert = 1:4.5-alt5:sisyphus+236682.100.1.1


Type URL
Binary Package shadow-convert-4.5-alt5.i586.rpm
Source Package shadow-4.5-alt5.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
    rpm [Sisyphus] i586 classic
    rpm [Sisyphus] noarch classic
  2. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  3. Install shadow-convert rpm package:
    # sudo apt-get install shadow-convert




2019-08-27 - Mikhail Efremov <> 1:4.5-alt5
- Backported patch from shadow-4.6:
+ newgidmap: enforce setgroups=deny if self-mapping a group
(fixes CVE-2018-7169).
- Don't use deprecated PreReq.
2018-11-26 - Mikhail Efremov <> 1:4.5-alt4
- chfn: Silence format-truncation warning
2018-06-28 - Mikhail Efremov <> 1:4.5-alt3
- Fix default hashing method.
- Request automatic entropy for salt.
- vipw: Change -u option to imply -s (closes: #35097).
- Use %e2k macro.
2018-02-27 - Mikhail Efremov <> 1:4.5-alt2
- Fixed build with gcc-7:
+ Remove redundant const qualifier.
+ Ensure that we have enough room for filenames.
2017-09-04 - Mikhail Efremov <> 1:4.5-alt1
- Don't install files with suid.
- useradd: Fix lastlog_reset() argument type.
- Drop unused variables.
- Updated to 4.5.
2017-03-03 - Mikhail Efremov <> 1:4.4-alt1
- Don't own %_sysconfdir/default/ (closes: #32541).
- Fix possible crash if gmtime() returns NULL.
- chsh: Fix duplicate warning.
- Enable audit support.
- Don't package ChangeLog/NEWS files.
- Spec cleanup.
- submap: Add control scripts for newuidmap/newgidmap.
- Fix build: ignore write() return value.
- Drop man/po/Makefile.
- Don't create missing files.
- Fixes from usptream git:
+ Keep the permissions of the original file when creating a backup.
+ useradd: Read defaults after changing root directories.
+ Don't crash on bogus keys in login.defs if PAM is enabled.
+ Last bits of enabling subuids.
+ Make login.def files valid ASCII instead of UTF-8.
+ include getdef.h for getdef_bool prototype.
+ Print error message if SELinux file context manipulation fails.
+ Fix regression in useradd not loading defaults properly.
+ */ Replace INCLUDES with AM_CPPFLAGS.
- Updated to 4.4 (fixes CVE-2016-6252).
2016-02-26 - Mikhail Efremov <> 1:4.2.1-alt6
- E2K: avoid -Werror (lcc) (by Michael Shigorin).
- Fix build on x32.
- Fix build without selinux again.
2016-02-24 - Mikhail Efremov <> 1:4.2.1-alt5
- Don't treat cpp warnings as error.
- Fix build without selinux support.
2015-12-23 - Mikhail Efremov <> 1:4.2.1-alt4
- Lazy link with -lsemanage (by Dmitry V. Levin).
2015-10-26 - Mikhail Efremov <> 1:4.2.1-alt3
- chage: Fix work with tcb.

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