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Date: Tue, 15 May 2012 12:55:36 +0530
From: Dhiru Kholia <>
Subject: Re: SSH thread-safety

On Sun, May 13, 2012 at 10:47 PM, Solar Designer <> wrote:
> On Sun, May 13, 2012 at 10:27:13PM +0530, Dhiru Kholia wrote:
>> For some reason, JtR is using only the first self-test vector (it uses
>> the second entry only one time, I added a printf in set_salt to verify
>> this).  This applies even if BENCHMARK_LENGTH is 0.
> Can you see if this is the case for clean 1.7.9 as well (non-jumbo)?
> Not with SSH, indeed - but with any salted format supported by clean
> 1.7.9.  This might be a bug in jumbo's changes to bench.c.

Clean 1.7.9 switches between top two self-test vectors (other vectors
are tried twice or thrice only). In comparison, jumbo uses only top
self-test vector ( (other vectors are tried once). Tested with MD5


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