[erlang-questions] wow: MD5 broken
Mon Dec 3 10:16:22 CET 2007
Il giorno sab, 01/12/2007 alle 13.44 +0100, Per Hedeland ha scritto:
> "Joe Armstrong" <erlang@REDACTED> wrote:
> >MD5 is really broken - gulp see
> "Broken" is a too strong word - for any value produced by any hashing
> method, there will obviously be an infinite number of different inputs
> that produce the same value - the question is how hard it is to find
Well, in the case of MD5, the word "broken" is not that strong IMHO.
For example, you can create your own md5-colliding executables with this
useful (?) tool:
I've seen similar tools for creating md5-colliding PDFs, PSs, etc.
Alceste Scalas <alceste@REDACTED>
CRS4 - http://www.crs4.it/
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