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14.3.6 SHA256

Authentication::SHA256:
Name

sha256_password

Requires

CLIENT_PLUGIN_AUTH

If the password is non-empty SHA256 auth method

  • XORs the clients password with the scramble buffers content

  • RSA encrypts that with the server's public key using RSA_PKCS1_OAEP_PADDING as padding

Empty passwords are not hashed, but sent as empty string.


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