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Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2012 01:43:11 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: mscash2 / hmac-md5 ambiguity

On Thu, Aug 02, 2012 at 10:49:32PM +0400, Alexander Cherepanov wrote:
> [...] I would expect something like this for 32 byte hex:
> - if file is in pwdump format:
>   - if LM hash is non-trivial take it;
>   - if LM hash is trivial (i.e. disabled) take NTLM hash;
> - if file format is login:hash accept it as raw-md5 or something.

This makes sense to me.  A drawback, though, is that right now it would
introduce an incompatibility between core (which does not support
raw-md5, and thus should load the hashes as LM anyhow) and jumbo.


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