Re: hash-password length relation (was: Password security)

From: Matthew Seaman (matthew.seaman@tornadogroup.com)
Date: 06/20/02


From: Matthew Seaman <matthew.seaman@tornadogroup.com>
To: Antoine Beaupre <anarcat@anarcat.ath.cx>
Date: 20 Jun 2002 16:01:11 +0100

On Thu, 2002-06-20 at 15:43, Antoine Beaupre wrote:

> Does the length of the encrypted password grow with the length of the
> password?

claudette:~:% perl -e 'print crypt("a", "\$1\$xxxxxx"), "\n";'
$1$xxxxxx$hklG2XADzlXp57Uqb/fBM0
claudette:~:% perl -e 'print crypt("a"x100, "\$1\$xxxxxx"), "\n";'
$1$xxxxxx$tRvOgaXGQf37NFBo31ZVv1

No.

        Matthew

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