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Visa CISP PCI compliance needs SHA1?

From: Matthew Wetmore <m(dot)wetmore(at)secomintl(dot)com>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Visa CISP PCI compliance needs SHA1?
Date: 2008-04-02 17:52:21
Message-ID: 47F3C7D5.4060409@secomintl.com (view raw or flat)
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Not sure if I posted in correct spot....
But seems to be topic of today...funny on same day I hear from Visa.

pg_8.2.6
Centos5
Windows based app.
encryped pwd = yes
SSL = yes,
hostssl, with explicit IP w/md5,. (no pg_crypto)

This is just with client / server pwd auth

We are in process of VISA CISP PCI compliance for our application.
(online cc auth - no stored cc data)
[next phase will include stored cc data]

We just heard back today that they would like to use SHA1 NOT md5 for
pwd auth.

does anyone have any doco that will support md5 vs. SHA1?
is PG_crypto in the db (meaning crypt the md5 hash )still the same as
md5 auth

We also have global customers so we understand the US v non-US export stuff.

Any direction is appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

/matthew wetmore
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Matthew Wetmore
Secom International, Inc
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Los Angeles, CA 90045
310-641-1290


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