Linux-PAM 1.4.0 released

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I'm happy to announce that we released Linux-PAM 1.4.0 today:

Noteworthy changes in Linux-PAM 1.4.0

 * Multiple minor bug fixes and documentation improvements
 * Fixed grammar of messages printed via pam_prompt
 * Added support for a vendor directory and libeconf
 * configure: Added --enable-Werror option to enable -Werror build
 * configure: Allowed disabling documentation through --disable-doc
 * pam_get_authtok_verify: Avoid duplicate password verification
 * pam_cracklib: Fixed parsing of options without arguments
 * pam_env: Changed the default to not read the user .pam_environment
 * pam_exec: Require a user name to be specified before the command is
 * pam_faillock: New module for locking after multiple auth failures
 * pam_group, pam_time: Fixed logical error with multiple ! operators
 * pam_keyinit: In pam_sm_setcred do the same as in pam_sm_open_session
 * pam_lastlog: Do not log info about failed login if the session was
   opened with PAM_SILENT flag
 * pam_lastlog: Limit lastlog file use by LASTLOG_UID_MAX option in
 * pam_lastlog: With 'unlimited' option prevent SIGXFSZ due to reduced
   'fsize' limit
 * pam_mkhomedir: Fixed return value when the user is unknown
 * pam_motd: Export MOTD_SHOWN=pam after showing MOTD
 * pam_motd: Support multiple motd paths specified, with filename
 * pam_namespace: Added a systemd service, which creates the namespaced
   instance parent directories during boot
 * pam_namespace: Support for noexec, nosuid and nodev flags for tmpfs
 * pam_selinux: Check unknown object classes or permissions in current
 * pam_selinux: Fall back to log to syslog if audit logging fails
 * pam_setquota: New module to set or modify disk quotas on session
 * pam_shells: Recognize /bin/sh as the default shell
 * pam_succeed_if: Fixed potential override of the default prompt
 * pam_succeed_if: Support lists in group membership checks
 * pam_time: Added conffile= option to specify an alternative
   configuration file
 * pam_tty_audit: If kernel audit is disabled return PAM_IGNORE
 * pam_umask: Added new 'nousergroups' module argument and allowed
   specifying the default for usergroups at build-time
 * pam_unix: Added 'nullresetok' option to allow resetting blank
 * pam_unix: Report unusable hashes found by checksalt to syslog
 * pam_unix: Return PAM_AUTHINFO_UNAVAIL when shadow entry is
 * pam_unix: Support for (gost-)yescrypt hashing methods
 * pam_unix: Use bcrypt b-variant when it bcrypt is chosen
 * pam_usertype: New module to tell if uid is in login.defs ranges
 * Fixed and documented possible values returned by pam_get_user()
 * Added new API call pam_start_confdir() for special applications that
   cannot use the system-default PAM configuration paths and need to
   explicitly specify another path
 * Deprecated pam_cracklib: this module is no longer built by default
   and will be removed in the next release, use pam_passwdqc (from
   passwdqc project) or pam_pwquality (from libpwquality project)
 * Deprecated pam_tally and pam_tally2: these modules are no longer
   built by default and will be removed in the next release, use
   pam_faillock instead

Release link with the tarballs for download:

Dmitry V. Levin, Tomas Mraz, Thorsten Kukuk

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