Gentoo Websites Logo
Go to: Gentoo Home Documentation Forums Lists Bugs Planet Store Wiki Get Gentoo!

Bug 891173

Summary: sys-apps/portage: replace all uses of MD5 hash
Product: Portage Development Reporter: Michał Górny <mgorny>
Component: CoreAssignee: Portage team <dev-portage>
Status: CONFIRMED ---    
Severity: normal    
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

Description Michał Górny archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2023-01-17 05:04:34 UTC
Perhaps a tracker.

While there's no real "security" problem to be dealt with here, general insecurity/deprecation of MD5 may pose problems in the future.  In the end, BLAKE2 should be faster (and probably more portable, given we've dropped support for old Python versions) anyway, so…