[nSLUG] Crypt in Perl

Daniel Morrison draker at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 21:30:49 AST 2009


2009/1/7 D G Teed <donald.teed at gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 5:40 PM, George N. White III <gnwiii at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Did you try using the encrypted password as the salt?
> No I did not.  Why would I use that?

2009/1/7 George N. White III <gnwiii at gmail.com>:
> <http://docs.python.org/library/crypt.html>: "Since a few crypt(3)
> extensions allow different values, with different sizes in the salt,
> it is recommended to use the full crypted password as salt when
> checking for a password.

Gotcha! :-)

-D.



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