Re: Differences in crypt hash?

От: Bruce Momjian
Тема: Re: Differences in crypt hash?
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Msg-id: 200108041828.f74ISPJ13625@candle.pha.pa.us
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Ответ на: Re: Differences in crypt hash?  (Tom Lane)
Ответы: Re: Differences in crypt hash?  (Richard Hodges)
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Differences in crypt hash?  (Richard Hodges, )
 Re: Differences in crypt hash?  (Tom Lane, )
  Re: Differences in crypt hash?  (Bruce Momjian, )
   Re: Differences in crypt hash?  (Richard Hodges, )

> Richard Hodges <> writes:
> > The problem is that my Solaris client does not authenticate against
> > my server (7.0.3 built on FreeBSD).
>
> Indeed, one of the nasty things about the 'crypt' authentication method
> is that it assumes the crypt() library call acts the same on both client
> and server machine.  As you've just discovered, that ain't always so.
>
> There have been plans for some time to supersede our present password
> auth methods with something more secure and portable (probably MD5
> double hashing at both ends).  I think Vince V. is working on that,
> but I've not heard anything about it lately.  You can read all about it
> in the pghackers mail archives if you care.

I am trying to get it done for 7.2.  I have Vince's md5 code.  I just
need to plug it into the authentication code.

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