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Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 16:48:50 +0800
From: Ian B <>
Subject: Re: Extracting the hash from MS word

On 28/04/2021 20:39 magnum penned these words:

> This is now on GitHub.
> Ian, best would be if you could apply the patch I posted and re-build,
> then possibly crack at least one of your documents using whatever
> knowledge you might have about possible passwords. If we just get a
> notice you succeed with that, we can commit some permanent code for this.
> Failing that, we'd probably need to install some old Windows and old
> (pre 2003) Word (or Office) in a virtual machine, fiddle with the
> registry to disable 40-bit RC4 and/or enable 56-bit and try to create a
> sample document with a known password.

Thanks. I've got your patched version, extracted the hash and I am starting to 
see if I can crack anything it may take a while. I'll update later

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