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Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2013 19:51:41 +0100
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: AIX password hashes

On 16 Feb, 2013, at 14:31 , Claudio André <> wrote:

> Em 16-02-2013 00:12, magnum escreveu:
>> I think we're looking at the simplest algorithm you can imagine (iterate 2^N over pass.salt) and the only real obstacle is the encoding. I can't imagine any more test that would help. The {smd5} timings are curious though. I think they indicate it could be pretty much like normal crypt MD5.
>> magnum
> Silly question. Is just a (bad) name coincidence here?
> Claudio

It's not the exact same thing as LDAP use normal base64. However, there is a parameter for getting AIX to use "standard encoding" whatever that could mean. I would not be surprised if that would end up exactly like that stuff.

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