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Re: Information about SASL and LDAP

* Carson Gaspar <carson@xxxxxxxxxx>:
> On 11/30/2011 4:18 PM, Howard Chu wrote:
> >>>On 30/11/11 11:16 +0100, Christian Roessner wrote:
> >>>>cmusaslsecretCRAM-MD5
> >>>>cmusaslsecretDIGEST-MD5 and
> >>>>cmusaslsecretNTLM
> >As I recall these are all plaintext-equivalents; i.e. there is no
> >security benefit from using these pre-hashed values, so they've been
> >deprecated already. The plugins will retrieve and use them if they're
> >present, but nothing creates them.
> They are _not_ plaintext equivalents. They are realm-limited, so
> compromise is limited to just the set of services sharing that realm
> (in many cases a single service). i.e. they don't let me use your
> password to log in to gmail, or get a shell on your box.
> The fact that the cyrus folks decided to deprecate these in favor of

Are they really deprecated? Because if they are its no use to document them
which is something I am working on.


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