Bug 6263 - SimpleCA is configured to use the MD5 message digest by default
: SimpleCA is configured to use the MD5 message digest by default
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
: Simple CA
Simple CA
: 4.2.0
: All All
: P3 normal
: 4.2.1
Assigned To:
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: 4.0.x
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Reported: 2008-07-28 13:04 by
Modified: 2008-08-20 14:01 (History)


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Description From 2008-07-28 13:04:53
Due to known weaknesses in MD5, it would be advisable to instead use SHA1 as
the default message digest algorithm for SimpleCA.
------- Comment #1 From 2008-08-20 14:01:55 -------
Committed updates to the globus_simple_ca_setup package to default to sha1 for
4.0 branch, 4.2 branch, and trunk. I've uploaded a script that will convert a
simple CA setup package from using md5 to sha1 by default to
http://www.mcs.anl.gov/~bester/patches/bug6263.txt