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From "Peter Hmelak (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (DIRSERVER-1822) Same password can be used multiple times, when SSHA is used for password hash.
Date Thu, 11 Apr 2013 10:55:15 GMT

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Peter Hmelak commented on DIRSERVER-1822:
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Emmanuel, yes, by server side hook I meant hash interceptor.

Again, this represents problem for us, and we would like if this issue gets resolved.

                
> Same password can be used multiple times, when SSHA is used for password hash.
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: DIRSERVER-1822
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DIRSERVER-1822
>             Project: Directory ApacheDS
>          Issue Type: Bug
>            Reporter: Peter Hmelak
>            Assignee: Kiran Ayyagari
>
> When using SSHA (salted SHA) for password hashing, no CONSTRAINT_VIOLATION (invalid reuse
of password present in password history) is thrown, if new password is the same as one already
in pwdHistory.
> I believe current implementation just compares new password hash, with with ones stored
in pwdHistory.
> And because of new salt, no two hashes are ever a-like, even though passwords are the
same.
> Suggestion for fix:
> *Every* salt stored in pwdHistory should be used, together with new password when creating
password hashes, that are then compared with ones already stored in pwdHistory.

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