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Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2011 01:01:01 +0000
From: Simon John <john-users@...-jedi.co.uk>
To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: SunMD5

On 02/07/2011 12:50 AM, Solar Designer wrote:

[snip]
> It is only supported when you actually run JtR on a recent enough
> version of Solaris (that supports SunMD5).  This works via JtR's
> generic crypt(3) support.  There's no SunMD5 code in JtR itself, there
> are only some checks to detect those hashes and use the Solaris
> system's crypt(3C) on them.  BTW, this is OpenMP-enabled.  And you do
> not need the jumbo patch for this; clean 1.7.6 will do.
> 
> I am curious, did you actually find those hashes in the wild?  They're
> pretty rare.

Yup, one particular company I work with uses them almost exclusively.

I might try Robert's custom build on a Solaris Express VM then.

Regards,

Simon.

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