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Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2013 20:14:36 -0800
From: Jeremi Gosney <epixoip@...dshell.nl>
To: discussions@...sword-hashing.net
Subject: Re: [PHC] Asymmetry [Was: Any "large verifiers" on the panel?]

On 2/17/2013 11:46 AM, Patrick Mylund Nielsen wrote:
> One notable exception to this that I can think of is if you e.g. have
> some (possibly global) secret which is loaded from e.g. disk instead
> of the database--then attackers who are only able to leverage a SQL
> injection vulnerability would not be able to do much with the
> salt+digests from the database.

Please keep in mind that SQL injection can be leveraged to do a lot more
than just dump the database. It can also be used to read artibrary
files, and in some cases, obtain a shell running in the context of the
database or webapp.

Cheers,
Jeremi

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