Thanks to all those that responded to my question.
Uniquely, James Dugal (firstname.lastname@example.org) mentioned that Sun patch 100564-05
is available to fix this bug. I do appreciate the other responses as well.
> Joel Shandelman [FIMS Mgr of LAN Based Info Systems - 212-648-4480] (email@example.com) wrote:
> : Quick question. Is there a documented limitation on why [yp]passwd can't
> : handle an embedded ":" in the "old" password? The result is an rpc error.
> : It's easily reproduceable so I won't post the exact message here. It will
> : accept the ":" the first time but then [yp]passwd cannot change it thereafter.
> : Thanks.
Thanks go to:
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