[tpop3d-discuss] Patch to prevent brute force password cracking

Marcin Sochacki wanted at gnu.univ.gda.pl
Wed, 16 Oct 2002 14:29:25 +0200

On Wed, Oct 16, 2002 at 12:46:57PM +0100, Chris Lightfoot wrote:
> (One other thing to point out is that if you are
> authenticating using PAM, certain PAM modules incorporate
> delays when an incorrect password is received. This
> freezes the whole daemon -- and all connections in the
> authorisation state. I hate PAM....)

BTW: does anyone know a quick trick to turn off that feature of PAM?
I'm using Debian woody and potato.