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Anything related with user accounts and user management on Unix-like systems.

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There are very few things that have problems with that many users and groups. The core NSS tooling is generally pretty robust, and glibc and the Linux kernel specifically won't have substantial …
answered Feb 27 '12 by Daniel Pittman
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at another level - replace the login binary, or sudo, or part of PAM, etc, with something that will capture the password when it is entered. So, in specific, no, but in general having root access does make it easier to get at the users details through various side-channels. …
answered Apr 9 '12 by Daniel Pittman