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Date: Sat, 8 Sep 2012 20:22:45 +0200
From: Lukas Odzioba <>
Subject: Re: Cracking Mountain Lion hashes (WIP)

2012/9/8 Lukas Odzioba <>:
> 2012/9/8 Dhiru Kholia <>:
>> On Sat, Sep 8, 2012 at 5:26 PM, Solar Designer <> wrote:
>>> On Sat, Sep 08, 2012 at 05:08:29PM +0530, Dhiru Kholia wrote:
>>> Instead of "ml", should we possibly use "PBKDF2-HMAC-SHA-512"?  Would
>>> this format be directly usable for other uses of PBKDF2-HMAC-SHA-512 in
>>> other products, or is there some detail specific to Mountain Lion?
>> I agree. Both GRUB and Mountain Lion can use ""PBKDF2-HMAC-SHA-512" label.
>> Once Lukas gives the go ahead, I will switch to using the new label.
> Grub's format is official and I think that we should not bother users
> with something new.

I suggest use format name pbkdf2-hmac-sha512 which will be able to
reckognize grub's and osx's ciphertexts.

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