is this normal?

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Thu Apr 1 15:00:42 BST 2004


On Thu, 1 Apr 2004, Mike Bristow wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 01, 2004 at 12:55:12PM +0100, Frank Shute wrote:
> > http://www2.uk.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/security.html#TOOR-ACCOUNT
>
> (this page says that toor was created when bash was installed)
>
> I'm not sure that that is correct:  version 1.1 of etc/master.passwd
> has toor, and searching for log messages regarding the Resu Repus
> makes me think that toor has been in FreeBSD's default install for
> at least the last 10 years.

The toor account was present in the 4.3+BSD master.passwd file when it
was created in 1988. It's in the 4.3BSD passwd file dated 1985, but not
the 4.2BSD passwd file dated 1983.

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Tony Finch  <dot at dotat.at>  http://dotat.at/





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