Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2012 06:31:34 +0530 From: Piyush Mittal <piyush.cse29@...il.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Bit slice implementation of DES based hashes > > We need to pass this same key into DES_bs_set_key(), which discards the > most significant bits instead. So we shift each char right by 1 bit, > thereby shifting out the unused "parity" bits and shifting in zero bits > (into the most significant bits of each char). We could as well shift > in one bits - in fact, we do just that for the char that would otherwise > be NUL. Those bits are unused anyway, except that a NUL would terminate > the strings with the DES_bs_set_key() interface. > So what exactly the modifications that I need to in DES_bs_set_key()? Right now I am just calling it with constant key "\x80\x11\x22\x33\x44\x55\x66\x77" . -- Piyush Mittal Content of type "text/html" skipped
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