[jdev] handshake (in php) - compute 16 octet md5 hash

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Tue Sep 7 20:22:23 CST 2010

On Tue Sep  7 21:13:41 2010, Charlie Stoytgevich wrote:
> http://web.archive.org/web/20050224191820/http://cataclysm.cx/wip/digest-md5-crash.htmlstates
I wouldn't actually take an archived document from 7 years ago over  
the RFC itself...

> id like a clarification of this, and if possible a solution i could
> implement (php if possible). any help would be much appreciated!

MD5 produces a 128-bit (16-octet) number, but an MD5 hash is normally  
written as a 32-character hex string.

You can do all this with PHP, I did it myself a few years ago, but  
you might find it easier just to use:


I can't tell you if that class expects the challenges and responses  
to be base64 encoded or not, though - the base64 step is part of  

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