Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 833086
squid uses a private md5 hash function for user auth, bypassing FIPS 140-2 restrictions
Last modified: 2013-02-21 03:39:55 EST
Description of problem:
For details, see #705097
Created attachment 592755 [details]
md5 fips and crypt patch
Patch to only allow private md5 functions for local disk file hash identifiers, but not for user authentication or network access to ensure compliance with fips.This also addresses an issue with crypt() possible returning NULL.
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