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Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2012 00:04:49 GMT
From: phk@...eBSD.org
To: bugtraq@...urityfocus.com
Subject: CVE-2012-3287: md5crypt is no longer considered safe

The LinkedIn password incompetence has resulted in a number of "just use md5crypt and you'll be fine" pieces of advice on the net.

Since I no longer consider this to be the case, I have issued an official statement, as the author of md5crypt, to the opposite effect:

http://phk.freebsd.dk/sagas/md5crypt_eol.html

Please find something better now.

Thanks for using my code.

Poul-Henning Kamp

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