RE: Password security
From: Eric F Crist (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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From: "Eric F Crist" <email@example.com> To: "'Dag-Erling Smorgrav'" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 11:38:33 -0500
My bad, had a serious brain fart this morning. ;)
Eric F Crist
AdTech Integrated Systems, Inc
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of
Sent: Thursday, June 20, 2002 9:25 AM
To: Eric F Crist
Cc: 'Ryan Thompson'; 'Bill Moran'; freebsd-security@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject: Re: Password security
"Eric F Crist" <email@example.com> writes:
> So, have you changed the hash from DES to something different? If
> you're still dealing with an 8 character limit. Certainly the length
> this point could be considered arbitrary, but only the first 8
> characters count.
To repeat what I wrote in my previous mail: "By default, FreeBSD uses
an MD5-based hash, and supports passwords of arbitrary length."
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