Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2011 21:19:12 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: 45% wordlist boost just waiting to happen magnum - On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 06:34:11PM +0200, magnum wrote: > There is one caveat though: We are now truncating words as we load them > to memory. This is unacceptable for the reason you give below. > I'm not sure how things are supposed to work, maybe for a > length 27 format we should be able to load eg. a length 32 word, delete > 5 characters from the *beginning* of it with a rule, and end up with the > remaining 27? If this is supposed to be supported we'll need to tweak it > a little. Yes, and it is extremely important for hashes with low truncation length (7 and 8 with LM and DES-based crypt, respectively). Thanks, Alexander
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