libstring-compare-constanttime-perl - module for protecting string comparison from timing attacks

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Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name libstring-compare-constanttime-perl
Package version 0.310
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 23 B
Download size 11.99 KB
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String::Compare::ConstantTime provides one function, equals(), which takes
two strings of the same lengh as arguments. It will return true if they are
string-wise identical and false otherwise, just like eq. However, comparing
any two differing strings will take a fixed amount of time, unlike eq.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libstring-compare-constanttime-perl_0.310-1_amd64.deb 0.310 amd64 Debian Main
libstring-compare-constanttime-perl - - -


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libc6 >= 2.4
perl >= 5.20.1-1
perlapi-5.20.1 -


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Binary Package libstring-compare-constanttime-perl_0.310-1_i386.deb
Source Package libstring-compare-constanttime-perl

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libstring-compare-constanttime-perl deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libstring-compare-constanttime-perl




2014-10-18 - gregor herrmann <>
libstring-compare-constanttime-perl (0.310-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Strip trailing slash from metacpan URLs.
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Update Vcs-Browser URL to cgit web frontend
[ gregor herrmann ]
* New upstream release.
* Add debian/upstream/metadata
* Update years of upstream copyright.
* Mark package as autopkgtest-able.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.6.
2013-06-25 - Alexandre Mestiashvili <>
libstring-compare-constanttime-perl (0.300-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release. Closes: #714062

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