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Re: US VISA CISP PCI comp. needs SHA1

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: testroom(at)secomintl(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: US VISA CISP PCI comp. needs SHA1
Date: 2008-04-02 18:00:42
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Matthew Wetmore wrote:
> Not sure if I posted in correct spot....
> pg_8.2.6
> Centos5
> Windows based app.
> encryped pwd = yes
> SSL = yes,
> hostssl with explicit IP w/md5. (no pg_crypto)
> 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 for pwd auth.
> does anyone have any doco that will support md5 vs. SHA1?
> We also have global customers so we understand the us v non-US export stuff.
> Any direction is appreciated.

You could use pg_crypto plus application level passwords.

As has been pointed out elsewhere, there is no security virtue in 
swapping MD5 password hashing in Postgres for SHA1.



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