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PHP -- crypt() returns only the salt for MD5

Affected packages
5.3.7 <= php5 < 5.3.7_2


VuXML ID 3f1df2f9-cd22-11e0-9bb2-00215c6a37bb
Discovery 2011-08-17
Entry 2011-08-23
Modified 2011-08-30

PHP development team reports:

If crypt() is executed with MD5 salts, the return value consists of the salt only. DES and BLOWFISH salts work as expected.