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Subject: decrypt string padding
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When decrypting an encrypted string the string is padded with several spaces. I'm trying to use to decrypt a database password.
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[guest - Wed May 5 08:48:57 2004]: Show quoted text
> When decrypting an encrypted string the string is padded with several > spaces. I'm trying to use to decrypt a database password.
Er, the docs say: encrypt3 $plaintext, $passphrase Encrypts the plaintext string using the passphrase. Whitespace characters are appended to the string if its length is not a multiple of eight. User applications can correct for this by storing plaintext size with the cyphertext. so its a feature.


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