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Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2012 20:35:15 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: Update to TS (new formats, SHA2, and other changes)

Committed. The alternative that looked fastest was the slowest :)


On 2012-06-28 20:26, jfoug wrote:
> I sent off a fix to magnum.  He may change what I have given him, but it
> 'shows' what was going on.  I gave him 3 options.  I am not sure which is
> the 'best'.
> I also gave him a test vector that would have failed.
> Failing:
> Any password where   len(pw)%4 === 1 or 2   if len(pw)%4==0 or 3, it would
> load the ipad/opad properly and work. There were no self test that hit that
> congruent 1 or 2 length.
> Jim.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: jfoug []
>> Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2012 12:23 PM
>> To:
>> Subject: RE: [john-dev] Update to TS (new formats, SHA2, and other
>> changes)
>> The bug 'may' be finding passwords where length(salt)+length(pw) is odd,
>> and if built in SSE2 older asm files.  I think it is in code I did, in
>> the shammx_reloadinit_nosizeupdate_nofinalbyteswap type stuff.
>>> It appears that this format may only be finding even length passwords
>>> ;)
>>>> hmac-sha1   ****** NOTE, there may be problems in this format

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