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pgcrypto 0.4.2

From: Marko Kreen <marko(at)l-t(dot)ee>
To: pgsql-announce(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: pgcrypto 0.4.2
Date: 2001-11-30 10:38:31
Message-ID: 20011130123831.A32754@l-t.ee (view raw or flat)
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Hello again,

pgcrypto 0.4 had a nasty obscure bug, when after including
postgres.h the BYTE_ORDER is not defined, it compiles code for
both big-endian and little-endian machines.  This makes MD5 and
SHA1 algorithms in internal library produce garbage, ofcourse
now HMAC and crypt-md5 produce junk too.  Also Rijndael on
big-endian machine may be broken.  If you used any external
library, you are fine.

Affected platforms: FreeBSD *, probably more.
Not affected: Linux/glibc 2.2, NetBSD 1.5.

	http://www.l-t.ee/marko/pgsql/pgcrypto-0.4.2.tar.gz

Morale: _do_ run regression tests before real use...

-- 
marko


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