[Phpmyadmin-devel] outdated md5 bug -- versions 3.3.0 - 3.3.3

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Thu Apr 28 20:01:53 CEST 2011

Isaac Bennetch a écrit :
> Hi,
> An IRC user reported some strange behavior with the MD5 function under 
> the version 3.3.2 shipped with Ubuntu[1].
> For instance, select md5('blah') is returning 
> 3666316564303032616235353935383539303134656266303935313532326439 instead 
> of 6f1ed002ab5595859014ebf0951522d9. I also tested a few other strings, 
> which aren't worth copying and pasting here other than to say they are 
> also incorrect.
> I did some work with git and found it affects the officially distributed 
> versions 3.3.0, 3.3.1, and 3.3.2 (and was then fixed for 3.3.3).
> Since it's been fixed for several releases, I don't think anything needs 
> to be done about it, but I haven't seen any bug reports or commit 
> messages about it and thought it should be mentioned.

this is mentionned in the ChangeLog for 3.3.3:

- bug #2974067 [display] non-binary fields shown as hex

This bug had many ramifications.

Marc Delisle

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