misc/117934: Add support for SHA-256 and SHA-512 password hashes to crypt()

Kris Kennaway kris at FreeBSD.org
Sat Nov 10 08:10:02 PST 2007


The following reply was made to PR bin/117934; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Kris Kennaway <kris at FreeBSD.org>
To: David Magda <dmagda+fbugs at ee.ryerson.ca>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: misc/117934: Add support for SHA-256 and SHA-512 password hashes
 to	crypt()
Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2007 17:09:39 +0100

 David Magda wrote:
 >> Number:         117934
 >> Category:       misc
 >> Synopsis:       Add support for SHA-256 and SHA-512 password hashes to crypt()
 >> Confidential:   no
 >> Severity:       non-critical
 >> Priority:       low
 >> Responsible:    freebsd-bugs
 >> State:          open
 >> Quarter:        
 >> Keywords:       
 >> Date-Required:
 >> Class:          sw-bug
 >> Submitter-Id:   current-users
 >> Arrival-Date:   Fri Nov 09 02:40:00 UTC 2007
 >> Closed-Date:
 >> Last-Modified:
 >> Originator:     David Magda
 >> Release:        N/A
 >> Organization:
 > We're organized?
 >> Environment:
 > N/A
 >> Description:
 > Ulrich Drepper at Red Hat has a released an extension to crypt() to support SHA-256 and SHA-512 in password hashes:
 > 
 >     http://people.redhat.com/drepper/sha-crypt.html
 >     http://people.redhat.com/drepper/SHA-crypt.txt
 > 
 > It has also been reviewed by people at IBM, HP, and Sun. He has released sample code into the public domain.
 > 
 > It would be cool if it could be integrated in FreeBSD.
 
 A good first step would be for you to submit a patch.
 
 Kris
 


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