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cracklib 2.9.7-1

AIX 6.1 +

CrackLib tests passwords to determine whether they match certain security-oriented characteristics, with the purpose of stopping users from choosing passwords that are easy to guess.
CrackLib performs several tests on passwords: it tries to generate words from a username and gecos entry and checks those words against the password; it checks for simplistic patterns in passwords; and it checks for the password in a dictionary. CrackLib is actually a library containing a particular C function which is used to check the password, as well as other C functions.
CrackLib is not a replacement for a passwd program; it must be used in conjunction with an existing passwd program. Install the cracklib package if you need a program to check users' passwords to see if they are at least minimally secure.
Website: https://github.com/cracklib/cracklib


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This package provides :
 - cracklib = 2.9.7-1
 - libcrack.a(libcrack.so.2)
 - libcrack.so.2

Requires (details)

This package requires :
 - /bin/sh
 - cracklib-dicts = 2.9.7-1
 - gettext
 - gzip
 - libc.a(shr.o)
 - libc.a(shr_64.o)
 - libcrack.a(libcrack.so.2)
 - libgcc_s.a(shr.o)
 - libidn
 - libintl.a(libintl.so.9)
 - libpthreads.a(shr_xpg5.o)
 - libz.a(libz.so.1)
 - rpmlib(CompressedFileNames) <= 3.0.4-1
 - rpmlib(PayloadFilesHavePrefix) <= 4.0-1
 - zlib