On Tue, 2007-10-23 at 10:29 -0700, Robert Relyea wrote: > Simo Sorce wrote: > > On Tue, 2007-10-23 at 16:11 +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote: > > > >> Well for that matter GLibC itself has MD5 in it.... > >> > > > > Quick! Make it depend on NSS! :-) > > > in progress.;). > > /simo with 3 packages with the same bug filed I can't possibly fix as > > NSS simply do not have the relevant algorithms ... > > > Which algorithms are missing? > > If MD4 is one of the algorithms, We have a plan for that. MD4 is > fundamentally broken, has been for 10 years. There is only one > legitimate use of MD4 that I know of and that is support NTLM > (Microsoft's old NT authentication mechanism). In this case we need a > common NTLM library that all NTLM users call. Any other use of MD4 needs > to be identified and potentially squashed. Blind use of MD4 is > detrimental to the security of our products. I presume you are going to rework the rsync protocol too? Andrew Bartlett -- Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/ Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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