Solved

Is there a way to grab the vbulletin password?

Posted on 2011-02-11
3
394 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-22
When I user logs in is there a way to grab the real vbulletin password so I can store it in another set of cookies?
0
Comment
Question by:CSharpGuru
3 Comments
 
LVL 4

Assisted Solution

by:JayDiablo
JayDiablo earned 250 total points
ID: 34873038
VBulletin 3.X hashes the password with javascript before it submits it over the wire (4.X may as well, I haven't any experience with it though).  It isn't possible to grab the un-hashed password on the server side.

You could grab the password in JavaScript though, before it gets hashed, however, I wouldn't recommend capturing and storing a user's clear-text password anywhere, especially in a cookie (that is visible to anyone using that computer).

If your goal is to implement some sort of site-wide login system that uses Vbulletin's logins, there are much better approaches than passing the user's password around for all to see.  Take a look at vbulletin.org for some examples of how to do this for your version of Vbulletin.
0
 
LVL 70

Accepted Solution

by:
Jason C. Levine earned 250 total points
ID: 34874729
HI CSharpGuru,

I saw the deleted posts about this and I assume this is the latest question for vbulletin/WordPress SSO?

Have you tried the following:

http://www.lampwrights.com/showthread.php?t=41 (Vb -> WP bridge)

http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=228089&highlight=wordpress+login
0
 

Author Comment

by:CSharpGuru
ID: 34874946
Hi guys, yes I am using it for wordpress. I can now sign in users calling the wp_signon function but i need their clear text password in order to do it. I'm not storing the clear text password in the cookie, I just need it to be submitted to the login script so I can login them into wordpress as well.
0

Featured Post

Netscaler Common Configuration How To guides

If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

I annotated my article on ransomware somewhat extensively, but I keep adding new references and wanted to put a link to the reference library.  Despite all the reference tools I have on hand, it was not easy to find a way to do this easily. I finall…
Since pre-biblical times, humans have sought ways to keep secrets, and share the secrets selectively.  This article explores the ways PHP can be used to hide and encrypt information.
The viewer will learn how to dynamically set the form action using jQuery.
This tutorial will teach you the core code needed to finalize the addition of a watermark to your image. The viewer will use a small PHP class to learn and create a watermark.

930 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

8 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now