[sane-devel] 39ceeae6 breaks md5 auth

James Ring sjr at jdns.org
Wed Jan 3 04:24:38 UTC 2018

Confirmed that with the offending patch, md5.c produces incorrect
digests for known input/output pairs. We should roll it back.

Also I couldn't reproduce (with gcc 7.2.0) the compiler warning that
the original change was supposed to fix.

On Tue, Jan 2, 2018 at 9:57 AM, James Ring <sjr at jdns.org> wrote:
> Hi Olaf,
> I was trying to find out why authentication to a local test device
> does not work with my frontend on Ubuntu 17.10.
> $ scanimage -d net:localhost:test
> scanimage: open of device net:localhost:test failed: Access to
> resource has been denied
> Both saned.users and $HOME/.sane/sane.pass contain the following line:
> testuser:goodpass:net:localhost:test
> I tried building sane 1.0.27 from source and could reproduce the
> error. 1.0.24 built from source did not show the issue. Bisecting
> reveals that the culprit is
> https://anonscm.debian.org/git/sane/sane-backends.git/commit/?id=39ceeae616a2e1638c2760d4364adcaa210a413b
> Reverting that commit restores the functionality. I haven't figured
> out what the problem is from a cursory inspection of the code, I'll
> continue staring at it.
> Thanks,
> James

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