Bug 16093 - Why CRAM-MD5 is disabled?
Why CRAM-MD5 is disabled?
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: cyrus-sasl (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 2000-08-13 03:40 EDT by Pekka Savola
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-13 03:40:12 EDT
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Description Pekka Savola 2000-08-13 03:40:10 EDT
Please also see #16064, the sendmail side of the story.

While building cyrus-sasl, CRAM-MD5 is explicitly disabled.  Is there a
specific reason for this?

I was wondering because I saw the list of SMTP authentication methods
different MUA's support, and DIGEST-MD5 was rare; on the other hand,
CRAM-MD5 seemed to be much widely supported:

http://www.sendmail.org/~ca/email/mel/SASL_ClientRef.html
Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-08-14 12:11:26 EDT
Will be fixed in cyrus-sasl-1.5.24-4.

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