Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2005 22:31:50 +0000 (UTC) From: Radim Horak <yesbody@...nam.cz> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: john improvement suggestions - big-bigcrypt hash Solar Designer <solar@...> writes: > I am just not sure what happens for passwords in excess of 16 > characters. Is there a third 8/11 characters block? Does it similarly > use characters from the second hash block as the salt? I think so, but > I am not 100% sure. > Yes, of course, you are right. I went through the trouble to generate shiny new hash for testing purposes: bigcrypt: hash123:f8.SVpL2fvwjkAnxn8/rgTkwvrif6bjYB5c can be disassembled as follows: hash1:f8.SVpL2fvwjk hash2:.SAnxn8/rgTkw hash3:Anvrif6bjYB5c The actual password is: "This is very long passwd" (w/o quotes :) -Radim
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