[NTSEC] NTDOM: negotiating either RC4 _or_ some other crypt mechanism
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Mon Nov 3 11:14:54 GMT 1997
On Sun, 2 Nov 1997, Jason Zions wrote:
> > if the negotiated flag is not 4, then you take the first 8 bytes of the
> > long-term session key, ignore the 8th byte and use this as a key to do a
> > DES_ECB_LM on the first 8 bytes of the 16 byte NT OWF.
> I assume you actually mean "ignore the 8th bit of each byte", as is
> common for constructing DES 56-bit keys from a stream of bytes.
really??? ha ha. nice one, microsoft.
> Or did
> you really mean "take the first seven bytes of the long-term session key
> and use this as a key to do a DES_ECB_LM on the first 8 bytes of the 16
> byte NT OWF."?
yes, i really mean that microsoft ignore the 8th byte. this is common
for microsoft's way of constructing DES 56-bit keys from 16 bytes.
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