MD5Sums - Possible Issue

M.Canales.es manuel at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat May 13 15:26:14 PDT 2006


El Domingo, 14 de Mayo de 2006 00:11, Jim Gifford escribió:
> I was just talking to JH and told him about a possible security issue
> with the MD5SUMS. I propose we move to sha1sums to prevent issues like
> these.

The move can be done, for jhalfs is a matter to change what binary is used to 
do the sums.

The big issue it that book editors should to remember to update the value each 
time that a package or patch is updated.


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