[Pmwiki-users] ?action=crypt returns different hashes for the same password

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud
Wed Dec 29 17:28:22 CST 2004

On Wed, Dec 29, 2004 at 06:41:54PM -0500, Leo wrote:
> I just noticed that if I continue clicking on "Submit Query" button in
> ?action=crypt form, the corresponding encrypted text (the hash) keeps
> changing.
> Which one of those hashes should I use in my 
> $DefaultPasswords['type'] settings?

Any of them will work.

> Is it a bug or an enhanced security feature like some kind of random
> "salt" value that leads to changing encrypted text?

You guessed it -- it's a random salt that leads to changing 
encrypted text.  


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