NT MD4 password check fails

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Tue Jan 26 19:27:04 GMT 1999

Dejan Ilic wrote:
> The http://support.microsoft.com/download/support/mslfiles/Vrdrupd.exe
> will make the 95 boxes speak the NT-SP3 dialect of SMB. Does this mean
> that Win95 will use MD4 passwords ?

No.  I think this patch only makes Win95 servers refuse 
to downgrade to plain text passwords if the server replies 
in the netgotiate protocol repsonse that it doesn't 
support password encryption.

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at eng.auburn.edu             http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
                                  - Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )

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