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RE: OpenLDAP uses crypt() of OpenSSL instead of system libraries (ITS#2123)
The OpenSSL library is defective. See the FAQ-o-Matic.
This is not an OpenLDAP bug, this issue will be closed.
-- Howard Chu
Chief Architect, Symas Corp. Director, Highland Sun
Symas: Premier OpenSource Development and Support
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-openldap-bugs@OpenLDAP.org
> [mailto:owner-openldap-bugs@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of firstname.lastname@example.org
> Sent: Thursday, October 03, 2002 3:29 AM
> To: openldap-its@OpenLDAP.org
> Subject: OpenLDAP uses crypt() of OpenSSL instead of system libraries
> Full_Name: Andreas Steinmetz
> Version: 2.1.5
> OS: Linux 2.4
> Submission from: (NULL) (220.127.116.11)
> OpenLDAP links against OpenSSL (-lcrypto) without prior
> linking against the
> proper system library (-lcrypt) so the crypt() function of
> OpenSSL is used
> instad of the system crypt() function.
> Unfortunately the OpenSSL crypt() function does not handle
> MD5 passwords as does
> the system crypt() function (part of glibc 2.2.5). Thus
> transparent migration to
> OpenLDAP from Shadow or NIS will fail for all more modern
> installations as the
> user passwords are not processed correctly.
> Assert to link against -lcrypt prior to linking against
> -lcrypto on systems
> which do have an explicit crypt library, i.e. include
> LUTIL_LIBS for linking
> (seems to be defined but ignored) and do it before including TLS_LIBS.