OpenPAM

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OpenPAM
Original author(s) Dag-Erling Smørgrav
Developer(s) NAI Labs
Stable release Ourouparia / September 12, 2014 (2014-09-12)
License BSD License
Website http://www.openpam.org/

OpenPAM is an implementation of PAM used by FreeBSD, NetBSD, DragonFly BSD[1] and Mac OS X (starting with Snow Leopard),[2] and offered as an alternative to Linux PAM in certain Linux distributions.

OpenPAM was developed for the FreeBSD Project by Dag-Erling Smørgrav and NAI Labs, the Security Research Division of Network Associates, Inc. under DARPA/SPAWAR contract N66001-01-C-8035 ("CBOSS"), as part of the DARPA CHATS research program.

On 1 January 2008, OpenPAM was one of eleven projects selected by Coverity for promotion to Rung 2[clarification needed] of their DHS-funded Open Source Hardening Project, which tracks bugs found in open-source software by Coverity's Prevent static analysis tool.[3][4] On 23 September 2009, OpenPAM was promoted to Rung 3, along with Ruby, Samba and Tor.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ PAM manual page of DragonFly BSD
  2. ^ "Latest Snow Leopard Build (10A190) Now Available [Seed Notes]". World of Apple. 2008-10-25. 
  3. ^ "Coverity Venture with U.S. Department of Homeland Security Resolves Quality Issues and Potential Security Vulnerabilities in 11 Major Open-Source Projects" (Press release). Coverity, Inc. 2008-01-08. Retrieved 2008-01-13. 
  4. ^ Smørgrav, Dag-Erling (2008-01-13). "Coverity scans of OpenPAM". Retrieved 2009-09-23. 
  5. ^ "Coverity Announces the State of Open Source Software Integrity" (Press release). Coverity, Inc. 2009-09-23. Retrieved 2009-09-23.