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From: stian@...
Subject: Re: PAM/passwd? and hash tables
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2005 16:14:57 +0100 (CET)
> Fields are separated by a semicolon. So in the first one you have the
> username, and in the second one there is the encrypted password but
> this field is again separated in three new fields by a $ sign. So the
> first one (1 in this case) is the encryption algorithm used (I'll have

$1$ meens MD5 (with salt). glibc crypt() function also reflects this. If
the salt format doesn't match $1$xxxxxxx$ format, DES encryption is
assumed, which has a very weak salt.


Stian Skjelstad
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