Bug 65735 - Backport SHA-2 support for htpasswd tool
Summary: Backport SHA-2 support for htpasswd tool
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Apache httpd-2
Classification: Unclassified
Component: support (show other bugs)
Version: 2.4.51
Hardware: PC Linux
: P2 enhancement (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Apache HTTPD Bugs Mailing List
Keywords: PatchAvailable, PortBack
Depends on:
Reported: 2021-12-10 05:37 UTC by Pascal Ernster
Modified: 2021-12-18 10:54 UTC (History)
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Description Pascal Ernster 2021-12-10 05:37:18 UTC
Please backport the following two commits into the 2.4.x branch:

httpd 2.4.x has supported SHA-2 based crypt() hashes for many years now, but sadly that support still doesn't extend to the htpasswd tool, forcing people to do all sorts of crazy fiddling when trying to use those hash algorithms.