[Monetdb-developers] Suggestion to ditch SHA-1, and embrace SHA-2
Stefan de Konink
stefan at konink.de
Sat May 9 11:43:14 CEST 2009
Fabian Groffen wrote:
> On 08-05-2009 19:54:38 +0200, Stefan de Konink wrote:
>> As already found in the news SHA-1 is advised to migrated off by 2010. I
>> would suggest SHA-2 in protocol 9.
> Which one of the SHA-2 family then? And is it really that important
> given that the store is still protected by a vaultkey?
Is it important? For obvious reasons you choose not to use SHA-0 or MD5
for prototol 9. Within that logic SHA-1 is actively being broken; thus I
would follow an advisory not to incorporate them in new software.
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