[cifs-protocol] Session keys are not always 16 bytes long

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Feb 3 01:07:51 GMT 2009

On Tue, 2009-01-27 at 16:36 -0800, Hongwei Sun wrote:
> Andrew,
>   Thanks for the information provided.  We successfully reproduced and debugged the behavior of SMB signing between Samba Smbclient and Windows server using AES256 session key(32 bytes).   The outcome of live debugging proved that SMB signing is using entire 32 bytes session key, just as you reported initially.  The product team also confirmed this behavior.  We will update MS-SMB document accordingly.  
>   Please let us know if you have any further question regarding this topic.

I'm glad to hear you finally figured it out.  I look forward to seeing
to doc updates.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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