Free Radius 2.1.1 showing clear text password at the debug mode

A.L.M.Buxey at A.L.M.Buxey at
Thu Feb 21 11:58:58 CET 2013


>    So what i want to confirm here, are you saying that means in debug mode
>    its "normal" for me "admin" to see the user password? I mean it's normal
>    behaviour of radius 2.1.1?

yes. its normal behaviour - debug mode is for trouble-shooting/problem-solving
not a mode you would run in a day to day basis.   the server KNOWS the password..its
stored in variables and arrays so if a 'bad guy' has access to the server they could
get that password anywayin more trivial ways (such as logging it when a request
came through).   some sites do such things for enabling migration from one service
to grab and put into another store etc... 


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