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Old 11-23-2010, 02:08 PM
Martin Gracik
 
Default Add the pwcheck module for getting the password strength

pwcheck returns the strength of a password in an interval
of 0 to 7, 0 meaning weak, and 7 strong. It also has a
mapping of string representations of these strength values,
so we can show this information to the user.
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firstboot/pwcheck.py | 123 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
1 files changed, 123 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
create mode 100644 firstboot/pwcheck.py

diff --git a/firstboot/pwcheck.py b/firstboot/pwcheck.py
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..6aae573
--- /dev/null
+++ b/firstboot/pwcheck.py
@@ -0,0 +1,123 @@
+import re
+import cracklib
+
+import logging
+logging.basicConfig(level=logging.INFO)
+logger = logging.getLogger("pwcheck")
+
+import gettext
+_ = lambda x: gettext.ldgettext("firstboot", x)
+
+
+class PwError(Exception):
+ pass
+
+
+class PwRule(object):
+
+ def __init__(self, rule, weight=1, required=False, desc=""):
+ if callable(rule):
+ # is a func
+ self.rule = rule
+ else:
+ # is a regex
+ pattern = re.compile(rule)
+ self.rule = lambda x: bool(pattern.search(x))
+
+ if not weight:
+ raise PwError("weight must be a non-zero value")
+
+ self.weight = weight
+ self.required = required
+
+ self.desc = desc
+
+ @property
+ def include(self):
+ return self.weight > 0
+
+ @property
+ def exclude(self):
+ return self.weight < 0
+
+ def check(self, password):
+ passed = self.rule(password)
+
+ if ((self.include and self.required and not passed) or
+ (self.exclude and self.required and passed)):
+ logger.debug("%s: %d", self.desc, 0)
+ raise PwError("password does not meet required criteria")
+
+ if ((self.include and passed) or
+ (self.exclude and not passed)):
+ logger.debug("%s: %d", self.desc, self.weight)
+ return self.weight
+ else:
+ logger.debug("%s: %d", self.desc, 0)
+ return 0
+
+
+class Password(object):
+
+ def cracklib_check(password):
+ try:
+ cracklib.FascistCheck(password)
+ except ValueError:
+ return False
+ else:
+ return True
+
+ RULES = [ PwRule(rule=lambda x: len(x) >= 4, weight=1, required=True,
+ desc="4 characters or more"),
+ PwRule(rule=lambda x: len(x) >= 8, weight=1, required=False,
+ desc="8 characters or more"),
+ PwRule(rule=lambda x: len(x) >= 12, weight=1, required=False,
+ desc="12 characters or more"),
+ PwRule(rule=r"[a-z]+", weight=1, required=False,
+ desc="at least one lowercase character"),
+ PwRule(rule=r"[A-Z]+", weight=1, required=False,
+ desc="at least one uppercase character"),
+ PwRule(rule=r"[0-9]+", weight=1, required=False,
+ desc="at least one digit"),
+ PwRule(rule=r"[^a-zA-Z0-9]+", weight=1, required=False,
+ desc="at least one special character"),
+ PwRule(rule=cracklib_check, weight=-1, required=False,
+ desc="cracklib") ]
+
+ STRENGTH_STRINGS = [ _("Very weak"),
+ _("Very weak"),
+ _("Weak"),
+ _("Weak"),
+ _("Fairly strong"),
+ _("Strong"),
+ _("Very strong"),
+ _("Very strong") ]
+
+ def __init__(self, password):
+ self.password = password
+
+ @property
+ def strength(self):
+ strength = 0
+ for rule in self.RULES:
+ try:
+ strength += rule.check(self.password)
+ except PwError:
+ return 0
+
+ return strength
+
+ @property
+ def strength_string(self):
+ strength = self.strength
+
+ if strength < 0:
+ return self.STRENGTH_STRINGS[0]
+
+ try:
+ return self.STRENGTH_STRINGS[strength]
+ except IndexError:
+ return _("Undefined")
+
+ def __str__(self):
+ return "%s" % self.password
--
1.7.1.1

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