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Aes_decrypt Can Not Decrypt Column (Doc ID 2733826.1)

Last updated on MARCH 01, 2021

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When trying to decrypt data from encrypted table, result is displayed in HEX.

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Test case

create table t11 (h1 varchar(300))

insert into t11 values (hex(aes_encrypt('helorld','robert')));
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.02 sec)

localhost@mysql.sock][rob][:12: ]> select * from t11;
+----------------------------------+
| h1 |
+----------------------------------+
| 150C38A19F36D45356B5EE8FF47F354E |
+----------------------------------+
1 row in set (0.00 sec)


 select aes_decrypt(UNHEX('150C38A19F36D45356B5EE8FF47F354E'),'robert') from t11;
+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| aes_decrypt(UNHEX('150C38A19F36D45356B5EE8FF47F354E'),'robert') |
+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| 0x68656C6F726C64 |
+----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
1 row in set (0.00 sec)

Changes

 

Cause

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