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Re: Revisiting the SHA1 default password hash

--On Friday, February 24, 2017 9:06 PM +0100 Michael Ströder <michael@stroeder.com> wrote:

Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
I think it would be wise to update OpenLDAP to a different default for


We currently have the Contrib SHA2 module,

SHA-2 hashes with one round are also way too fast to be a good password
hash algorithm.

It may be time to move the SHA2 module into core,

Yes, but there should be something stronger.

Did you just skip entirely past the point where I said:

"but there has been some discussion of the limitations of the current SHA2 module in the past that would likely need addressing"

?? :)

The point of that sentence was to note that there are issues with the current SSHA2 module that would need fixing prior to moving it to core.

And yes, perhaps PBKDF2 should be in core as well. ;)



Quanah Gibson-Mount
Product Architect
Symas Corporation
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