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Sun's buggy MD5?
Here's something fun to do on Solaris 2.3 or 2.4. Notice the
similarity among the Solaris md5 output. Anyone know why this is?
The Sun service folk weren't able to point me to a Solaris bug-report
email address. I had a similar experience looking through www.sun.com.
Pointers are welcomed.
A program which uses md5 from a dynamically linked
(or loaded) library and the nsl library is loaded before a
``standard'' md5 library will get md5 results different from the
rest of the non-Solaris world.
the non-Solaris md5 files are from RFC 1321.
some test output has been deleted as it does not fit nicely on a
standard message line.
solmd5 seems to give slightly different output on different machines
and greatly different output with different compilers
the nsl library is required on Solaris 2.4 when using sockets.
/usr/include/sys/ppp_chap.h includes a slightly modified---mainly
names---version of md5.h.
% gcc -o md5 mddriver.c md5c.c
% gcc -o solmd5 mddriver.c -lnsl
% ./md5 -x
MD5 test suite:
MD5 ("") = d41d8cd98f00b204e9800998ecf8427e
MD5 ("a") = 0cc175b9c0f1b6a831c399e269772661
MD5 ("abc") = 900150983cd24fb0d6963f7d28e17f72
MD5 ("message digest") = f96b697d7cb7938d525a2f31aaf161d0
MD5 ("abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz") = c3fcd3d76192e4007dfb496cca67e13b
% ./solmd5 -x
MD5 test suite:
MD5 ("") = f00001c0effffba8429b59d50529097c
MD5 ("a") = f00003c0effffba8aec5fcf4284a8dbe
MD5 ("abc") = f00005c0effffba896fc8af8ca60a911
MD5 ("message digest") = f00007c0effffba8f373218f317a9558
MD5 ("abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz") = f00009c0effffba896b4f24acb3f4738