Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2011 19:37:21 +0200 From: magnum <rawsmooth@...dband.net> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: 45% wordlist boost just waiting to happen On 2011-08-19 19:19, Solar Designer wrote: > 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 glad I realised I should ask about it :) >> 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). Jim, you decide if you fix this within your const patch, or I fix it first? magnum
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