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Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2012 13:56:37 +0200
From: Gregor Pintar <grpintar@...il.com>
To: musl@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: crypt() non-DES support

2012/10/3, Szabolcs Nagy <nsz@...t70.net>:
> * Daniel Cegie?ka <daniel.cegielka@...il.com> [2012-10-03 09:16:02 +0200]:
>> We already have SHA3 finalist:
>>
>> http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/ST/hash/sha-3/winner_sha-3.html
>> http://keccak.noekeon.org/
>> http://keccak.noekeon.org/KeccakReferenceAndOptimized-3.2.zip
>>
>
> note that crypt is a password based key derivation function
> that is supposed to be (configurably) slow, protected against
> dictionary attacks and collision resistant (used for password
> verification mostly), while sha* is a secure hash that is
> supposed to be fast and collision resistant (used for integrity
> protection and digital signatures mostly)
>

You can increase number of rounds.

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