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Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2013 09:29:05 -0700
From: ravin wind <>
Subject: Re: [PHC] Password Hashing done wrong on CISCO IOS

On 03/21/2013 09:06 AM, Yann Droneaud wrote:
> "The algorithm was incorrectly implemented in version 15 of Cisco's
> IOS operating system, so that instead of using an 80-bit "salt" value,
> it used none, and instead of an intended 1000 iterations through
> SHA256, it used only one."
> What can be worst ? :/

What is worst is that Cisco has *no plans to correct this error*
according to their current  statement.  IOS is used in commercial-scale
(heavy metal)  routers.

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