shadow-edit - Utilities for editing the password, group, shadow-password, or shadow-group files

Property Value
Distribution ALT Linux Sisyphus
Repository Classic x86_64
Package filename shadow-edit-4.5-alt5.x86_64.rpm
Package name shadow-edit
Package version 4.5
Package release alt5
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Category System/Base
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer -
Download size 74.50 KB
Installed size 74.50 KB
This package includes utilities for editing the password, group,
shadow-password, or shadow-group files:
+ vipw: edits the /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow files;
+ vigr: edits the /etc/group and /etc/gshadow files.


Package Version Architecture Repository
shadow-edit-4.5-alt5.i586.rpm 4.5 i586 Classic
shadow-edit - - -


Name Value
rpmlib(PayloadIsLzma) -
shadow-utils = 1:4.5-alt5:sisyphus+236682.100.1.1


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


Type URL
Binary Package shadow-edit-4.5-alt5.x86_64.rpm
Source Package shadow-4.5-alt5.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
    rpm [Sisyphus] x86_64 classic
    rpm [Sisyphus] noarch classic
  2. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  3. Install shadow-edit rpm package:
    # sudo apt-get install shadow-edit




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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