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Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2011 11:58:12 +0200
From: magnum <rawsmooth@...dband.net>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Even more mscash & mscash2 fixes

That is merely a bug in the test suite, not in John! The test suite 
hashes were produced without lowercasing the salts, but the format now 
correctly lowercase them. Robert B Harris commented this earlier, and I 
added a notice on the wiki after that.

magnum


On 2011-06-30 20:54, Erik Winkler wrote:
> Even with the latest patches on john-1.7.7-jumbo-6, I am having mscash test suite issues on MacOSX (both 64 bit and SSE2 versions).  Tested with gcc-4.2.1 and gcc-4.6.0, same result.
>
> Here is the output from ./tstall:
>
> -form=mscash                    guesses: 24 time: 0:00:00:00 DONE
> -form=mscash-utf8               guesses: 24 time: 0:00:00:00 DONE
>
> Erik
>
> On Jun 20, 2011, at 2:12 PM, magnum wrote:
>
>> On 2011-06-15 22:44, magnum wrote:
>>> Just posted john-1.7.7-jumbo-6-more-mscash-fixes.diff.gz to the wiki, with the following for mscash&  mscash2:
>>>
>>> * 8-bit self-tests for normal mode as well as --utf8, also including nullstring and max length of salt [see below]
>>> * Lowercasing of salts
>>> * Unicode length check of salt and reject in valid() if too long
>>> * (mscash2 only) Replaced a binary salt_len check in set_salt() that lacked error handling and caused crashes (apart from being redundant)
>

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