FreeBSD : PHP -- crypt() returns only the salt for MD5 (3f1df2f9-cd22-11e0-9bb2-00215c6a37bb)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

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.

See also :

https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=55439
http://www.nessus.org/u?2d9a2340

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55956 ()

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