[j-nsp] Format of SHA1 Passwords
chip at 2bithacker.net
Tue Dec 3 12:32:24 EST 2013
On 2013-12-03, Paul Goyette <pgoyette at juniper.net> sent:
> Looks like the output is identical to what would be generated by
> the *BSD pwhash(1) utility.
> # pwhash -S 24680 stuff
> pwhash(1) in turn calls the crypt(3) library function after it
> generates a salt.
> Digging through the sources, we find the following comment block
> in src/lib/libcrypt/crypt-sha1.c
Ah ha! Perfect! It appears this is specifically a NetBSD thing,
or at least my OpenBSD and FreeBSD boxes don't have crypt-sha1.c
or the pwhash utility.
Chip Marshall <chip at 2bithacker.net>
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