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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories Security
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 17, 2019
Merged idea

This idea has been merged into another idea. To comment or vote on this idea, please visit IBMI-I-1571 Support a modern hashing algorithm like bcrypt as a password level.

Weak SHA-1 password hashing vulnerability. Merged

We are going through internal risk assessments and an external PCI assessment. In the discussions with the assessors, we will definitely have findings that deal with the current weak IBM i password SHA-1 hashing algorithm. It has been suggested that something such as SHA3-3 or higher be implemented. SHA-1 hashing has not been considered a secure hash since 2005.

Use Case:

Security enhancement to get the IBM i operating system compliant with current industry standards for password hashing.

Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Jun 18, 2019

    This is a duplicate of

  • Guest
    Jun 18, 2019 supports SHA-512 which is still considered safe but I agree that IBM should follow security standards more quickly.