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Date: Sat, 3 Dec 2011 18:58:10 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: Bit slice implementation of DES based hashes

Piyush -

On Sat, Dec 03, 2011 at 08:09:21PM +0530, piyush mittal wrote:
> To work on Oracle hashes will be more interesting so i am going to start
> with it.But i need a proper algo about how hashes are designed in it using
> DES because just following directly code is bit complicated for me.I just
> got this information.
> Up to 30 characters long. All characters will be converted to uppercase
> > before the hashing starts
> > 8-byte hash, encrypted with a DES encryption algorithm without real salt
> > (just the username).

I am not familiar with Oracle hashes (another contributor to -jumbo
wrote that code, not me), so I would need to figure things out just like
you would.  I'd rather keep this task fully delegated to you - so please
just proceed with it.



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