[wp-hackers] New password encription

Viper007Bond viper at viper007bond.com
Tue Apr 15 07:39:29 GMT 2008

Indeed they were, that's one of the reasons you had to login again after
upgrading -- it needed your raw password so it could rehash it.

See also: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/md5-password-hashes/

On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 12:11 AM, Stefano Aglietti <steagl4ml at gmail.com>

> On Tue, 15 Apr 2008 09:28:54 +1000, DD32 <wordpress at dd32.id.au> wrote:
> >You can simply replace it with a md5 without having to enable any
> plugins.
> >
> >WordPress can determine if the value is a md5 or a phpass hash, If its a
> >MD5, then it will validate you based on md5, and then update the password
> >hash to a phpass hash.
> >
> >I had the same problems a few days ago, I needed access to a temp trunk
> >install, and i'd forgotten to change the password from the default, I
> >simply did an update wp_users set password = md5('test'); and everything
> >was up and running again (You might want to add a Where clause to that..
> i
> >only had one user :))
> Oh ok, i supposed that password were recoded during upgrade and old
> MD5 didn't work anymore.. then the old Tanba method is still alive.
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