Recommended update for pam-config

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for pam-config
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:14371-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1114835
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

An update that has one recommended fix can now be installed.


This update for pam-config fixes the following issue:

  • Provide the missing 'reject_username' option for PAM passwords. (bsc#1114835) This option will check whether the name of the user in straight or reversed form is contained in the new password. If it is found the new password is rejected.

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch slessp4-pam-config-14371=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-pam-config-14371=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (i586 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • pam-config-0.79-
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • pam-config-debuginfo-0.79-
    • pam-config-debugsource-0.79-