This vulnerability has been modified since it was last analyzed by the NVD. It is awaiting reanalysis which may result in further changes to the information provided.
Off-by-one error in passwd 0.68 and earlier, when using the --stdin option, causes passwd to use the first 78 characters of a password instead of the first 79, which results in a small reduction of the search space required for brute force attacks.
CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:
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