2.x.x (and earier?): yet another decoding SSHA issue

Stefan Winter stefan.winter at restena.lu
Mon Jul 22 11:43:47 CEST 2013


>         expand: %{control:RESTENA-SSHA1-Password} -> oPQYKSRg5w8XWEiJCcNtzKRhUhtJMUQ/WjdCWlVQS2JWN2Qz
>         expand: 0x%{base64tohex: %{control:RESTENA-SSHA1-Password}} -> 0xffff18292460ff0f175848ff09ff6dffff61521b4931443f5a37425a55504b6256376433

when I take this base64 and use an online base64-decode service such as
http://base64decode.net/ and use its output with an online hex-encoder
such as http://convertstring.com/EncodeDecode/HexEncode I end up with
the string


The bit-diff to what the FreeRADIUS fucntion produces is like:


(I was wondering from the start why there are many more FF's in the
FreeRADIUS version than what probability would suggest)


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