Encryption between Python & PHP
fakeaddress at nowhere.org
Mon Aug 9 08:33:44 CEST 2004
Geoff Caplan wrote:
> Looks like I should persist and track down the
> problem. Perhaps something to do with the keys? When I try to
> decrypt I am getting binary garbage out instead of an ascii string.
> Any pointers about where to start looking would be welcome!
First check the obvious: do you have exactly the same
If that's not it, the most popular bug in Blowfish
implementations is an endian dependency. It causes
implementations to be self-consistent, but ciphertext is not
portable between big-endian and little-endian machines. Bruce
Schneier's original implementation had the bug, and many others
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