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Bug #12292 chapter 17; first comment on crypt incorrect
Submitted: 2001-07-20 16:15 UTC Modified: 2001-07-22 15:16 UTC
From: alexander dot makris at gm dot com Assigned: andy (profile)
Status: Closed Package: Website problem
PHP Version: 4.0.6 OS: n/a
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2001-07-20 16:15 UTC] alexander dot makris at gm dot com
The first comment in chapter 17 HTTP authentication states that you can easily add encryption to HTTP authentication by using the crypt() function.  Not so.  PHP runs server side so anything entered at the prompt on the client side must still travel over the network unencrypted.  Thus, this person's comment is fallacious and should be removed.
-Alex

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 [2001-07-22 15:16 UTC] andy@php.net
this has been fixed.  Thank you.
 
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