Package argon2: Information

Source package: argon2
Version: 20190702-alt1
Build time:  Nov 22, 2020, 11:52 AM
Category: System/Base
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License: Public Domain or ASL 2.0
Summary: The password-hashing tools
Argon2 is a password-hashing function that summarizes the state of the art
in the design of memory-hard functions and can be used to hash passwords
for credential storage, key derivation, or other applications.

It has a simple design aimed at the highest memory filling rate and
effective use of multiple computing units, while still providing defense
against tradeoff attacks (by exploiting the cache and memory organization
of the recent processors).

Argon2 has three variants: Argon2i, Argon2d, and Argon2id.

* Argon2d is faster and uses data-depending memory access, which makes it
  highly resistant against GPU cracking attacks and suitable for applications
  with no threats from side-channel timing attacks (eg. cryptocurrencies).
* Argon2i instead uses data-independent memory access, which is preferred for
  password hashing and password-based key derivation, but it is slower as it
  makes more passes over the memory to protect from tradeoff attacks.
* Argon2id is a hybrid of Argon2i and Argon2d, using a combination of
  data-depending and data-independent memory accesses, which gives some of
  Argon2i's resistance to side-channel cache timing attacks and much of
  Argon2d's resistance to GPU cracking attacks.

List of rpms provided by this srpm:
argon2 (e2kv5, e2kv4, e2k)
argon2-debuginfo (e2kv5, e2kv4, e2k)
libargon2 (e2kv5, e2kv4, e2k)
libargon2-debuginfo (e2kv5, e2kv4, e2k)
libargon2-devel (e2kv5, e2kv4, e2k)

Maintainer: Alexey Shabalin

Last changed

July 31, 2019 Alexey Shabalin 20190702-alt1
- 20190702
May 11, 2019 Michael Shigorin 20171227-alt3
- fixed build with lcc on e2k
- minor spec cleanup
Nov. 23, 2018 Andrey Bychkov 20171227-alt2
- broke tag re-signed