sysutils/checkpw - The NetBSD Packages Collection

Password-checking tools for password files in Maildir

checkpw is a simple and flexible checkpassword interface package.

checkpw checks password which is stored in a file in the Maildir
directory. The file has read and write permissions to the user only.
checkpw checks real user's password.

- checkpw allows POP authentication.
- checkapoppw allows APOP authentication.
- Multiple maildirs per POP3 user are supported.
- Multiple password per maildir are supported.

Before invoking following program, checkpw and checkapoppw set up $USER,
$EXT, $HOME, $SHELL, its supplementary groups, its gid, its uid, and its
working directory.

Build dependencies

pkgtools/mktools pkgtools/cwrappers

Runtime dependencies


Binary packages

NetBSD 10.0aarch64checkpw-1.03.tgz
NetBSD 10.0earmv6hfcheckpw-1.03.tgz
NetBSD 10.0earmv7hfcheckpw-1.03.tgz
NetBSD 8.0i386checkpw-1.03.tgz
NetBSD 8.0powerpccheckpw-1.03.tgz
NetBSD 8.0x86_64checkpw-1.03.tgz
NetBSD 9.0aarch64checkpw-1.03.tgz
NetBSD 9.0earmv6hfcheckpw-1.03.tgz
NetBSD 9.0earmv7hfcheckpw-1.03.tgz
NetBSD 9.0i386checkpw-1.03.tgz
NetBSD 9.0powerpccheckpw-1.03.tgz
NetBSD 9.0x86_64checkpw-1.03.tgz
NetBSD 9.3x86_64checkpw-1.03.tgz
NetBSD 9.3x86_64checkpw-1.03.tgz

Binary packages can be installed with the high-level tool pkgin (which can be installed with pkg_add) or pkg_add(1) (installed by default). The NetBSD packages collection is also designed to permit easy installation from source.

Available build options


Known vulnerabilities

The pkg_admin audit command locates any installed package which has been mentioned in security advisories as having vulnerabilities.

Please note the vulnerabilities database might not be fully accurate, and not every bug is exploitable with every configuration.

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