Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2011 03:53:27 +0000 (UTC) From: Donovan <contact.newangels@...il.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: md5(md5($p).$s) - VB JimF <jfoug@...> writes: > > Format 6 and 7 are 'somewhat' the same. There are 2 stipulations put on > format 7. The first is that the salt MUST be 3 bytes long. This stipulation > is not part of format 6. > > Format 6 does work with 3 byte salt, and will also work with longer salts. > I think the max is 25 byte salt (for length reasons). If you need a salt > longer than 25 bytes, then you will have to build a non-sse build of john. > > Also, the other stipulation put on format 7, is that it REQUIRES using a > separator char other than the ':' character. Any format in md5_gen 'can' > use a separator other than ':'. To do that, you have to build the input > file properly, and then use the -fie= command line switch. However, format > 7 is written in a way that you are forced to do that. > > So, you can easily run all that you want, by using the format md5_gen(6). > If you do not have any salts with the ':' in them, then you are not 'forced' > to use the -fie switch. > > Jim. > Hi Jim, Wow, what an super Explain & news about Long_Salts...( many brain storming with this type of hashes since last 24H...) Ok, i understand, so i am going to try with md5_gen(6) & see with long salts if that run correctly... Thanks again for your time, Regards, Donovan
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