python-libuser - user and group account administration library - Python 2.7 bindings

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package filename python-libuser_0.62~dfsg-0.1ubuntu2_i386.deb
Package name python-libuser
Package version 0.62~dfsg
Package release 0.1ubuntu2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category universe/admin
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 16.75 KB
Installed size 65.00 KB
The libuser library implements a standardized interface for manipulating
and administering user and group accounts.  The library uses pluggable
back-ends to interface to its data sources.
This package contains the Python 2.7 bindings for the library.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-libuser_0.62~dfsg-0.1ubuntu2_amd64.deb 0.62~dfsg amd64 Ubuntu Universe
python-libuser - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.24.0
libuser1 >= 1:0.60~dfsg
python >= 2.7~
python << 2.8
python:any >= 2.7~
python:any << 2.8


Type URL
Binary Package python-libuser_0.62~dfsg-0.1ubuntu2_i386.deb
Source Package libuser

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install python-libuser deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install python-libuser




2016-10-05 - Matthias Klose <>
libuser (1:0.62~dfsg-0.1ubuntu2) yakkety; urgency=medium
* Build using dpkg-dev's hardening support.
2016-07-09 - Steve Langasek <>
libuser (1:0.62~dfsg-0.1ubuntu1) yakkety; urgency=medium
* Build-depend on hardening-wrapper to support the 'hardening' build flag.
2016-05-27 - Mattia Rizzolo <>
libuser (1:0.62~dfsg-0.1) unstable; urgency=high
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Imported Upstream version 0.62~dfsg.
+ CVE-2015-3245 (Lack of validation of GECOS field contents) (low/local)
+ CVE-2015-3246 (Race condition in passwd file update) (high/local)
+ Closes: #793465
* d/copyright:
+ convert to copyright-format 1.0.
+ add a Files-Excluded field to drop docs/rfc2307.txt from the orig tarball.
+ add myself to the copyright for the debian part.
* Add watch file.
* Run wrap-and-sort -ast.
* d/control:
+ add build-dependency on dh-python.
+ move python-libuser to section python, as it contains python bindings.
+ bump Standards-Version to 3.9.8, no changes needed.
+ add Vcs-* fields.
* d/patches:
+ 0002-Try-harder-to-ignore-the-retunrn-of-ftuncate.patch: drop as obsolete.
+ use-pkg-config-for-python-include: add, otherwise it fails to look up the
python headers.
+ refresh them all.
* d/rules:
+ drop what seems to be useless code.
+ enable parallel build.
+ more robust .la removal using find(1).
+ enable DH_VERBOSE.
+ enable hardening.
+ use dh_install --fail-missing.
* d/symbols:
+ rename to d/libuser1.symbols, so it is actually picked up and used.
+ update: add new symbols that have been there since at least 1:0.60~dfsg.
* d/libuser.install: install /etc/libuser.conf.  LP: #1387274
2014-12-29 - Dimitri John Ledkov <>
libuser (1:0.60~dfsg-1.2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Revert previous upload, does not solve the root cause.
* Rename lid to libuser-lid, as there are no users in debian packages of
that command.  lid from id-util's is used by seascope. (Closes:
2014-12-09 - Micha Lenk <>
libuser (1:0.60~dfsg-1.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Add Conflict: id-utils to libuser (closes: #748728).
* Lower the priority of binary package libuser to 'extra' to have the
Conflicts: id-utils in compliance with Debian Policy 2.5 ('optional
packages should not conflict with each other').
2014-04-28 - Tzafrir Cohen <>
libuser (1:0.60~dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=low
* complete repackaging (Closes: #670663).
* New upstream release (Closes: #705690).
* Remove Conflict with python2.3-libuser that was never in a stable release.
* Standard version 3.9.5.
2011-06-02 - Luk Claes <>
libuser (1:0.56.9.dfsg.1-1.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Remove references to other libraries from dependency_libs field
Closes: #620594
2011-02-09 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <>
libuser (1:0.56.9.dfsg.1-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix CVE-2011-0002
Mark the LDAP default password value as encrypted
Patch taken from libuser-0.56.18-3.fc14.src.rpm
Add 02libuser-0.56.18-default-pw.dpatch
Closes: 610034
* Fix binary-or-shlib-defines-rpath
2008-05-02 - Ghe Rivero <>
libuser (1:0.56.9.dfsg.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
2008-03-11 - Ghe Rivero <>
libuser (1:0.56.8.dfsg.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* New download homepage at copyright file
* Lintian clean: copyright-without-copyright-notice

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