[DragonFlyBSD - Submit #2295] (Closed) error code of crypt-blowfish

Samuel J. Greear via Redmine bugtracker-admin at leaf.dragonflybsd.org
Mon Jan 30 17:05:43 PST 2012

Issue #2295 has been updated by Samuel J. Greear.

Status changed from New to Closed

Committed to master.
Submit #2295: error code of crypt-blowfish

Author: Loganaden Velvindron
Status: Closed
Priority: Low
Target version: 

According to http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/11/15/3,
On encountering an error, it should return something else than ':'.

Upon discussion with sjg@, we decided to change to NULL. According to 
the man page(crypt(3)), upon an error, NULL should be returned.

I tested by changing hash from sha to blf and generating new passwords.

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