Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 04:59:56 +0300 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: auditing our use of FMT_* flags On Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 12:13:30AM +0200, magnum wrote: > BTW I don't know much about Domino but it might also be the case that > the real application simply rejects 8-bit input (even though the > algorithm would handle it) for mitigating codepage mismatch problems. In > such a case it might be relevant to not set FMT_CASE. > > WPA-PSK is similar. Many implementations (and, I think, the spec) only > allow ASCII characters 0x20-0x7E, ie. printable ASCII. It would be > relevant to drop FMT_CASE for that format but I suspect some > implementations do allow eg. UTF-8 so I have deferred it. Anyway, the > actual algorithm (PBKDF2-HMAC-SHA1) allow and use 8-bit just fine. I assume you meant FMT_8_BIT rather than FMT_CASE in both paragraphs. Alexander
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