Provided by: checksecurity_2.0.7-10_all bug

NAME

       check-passwd - check for empty or duplicate system accounts.

SYNOPSIS

       check-passwd

DESCRIPTION

       The  check-passwd command scans the system password file, and looks for
       either duplicate accounts or accounts without a password set.  This  is
       a plugin which is invoked by checksecurity (8) if enabled.

CONFIGURATION

       The   check-passwd.conf   file  defines  the  configuration  variables:
       CHECK_PASSWORD_WARN_UIDS  and  CHECK_PASSWORD_WARN_DUPLICATES  Each  is
       described below.

       The  CHECK_PASSWORD_WARN_EMPTY  variable  controls  whether this script
       will warn about accounts with empty passwords.  Valid values  are  TRUE
       or  FALSE  The  CHECK_PASSWORD_WARN_UIDS variable controls whether this
       script will warn about duplicate accounts sharing the same  UID  within
       the passwords file.  Valid values are TRUE or FALSE

FILES

       /etc/checksecurity.conf
              Specifies whether this script is invoked

       /etc/checksecurity/check-passwd.conf
              The configuration file.