[Samba] Strong Session Key and XP

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Mar 22 11:41:32 GMT 2005

On Tue, 2005-03-22 at 05:37 -0600, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
> | Anthony Linux wrote:
> |
> | This is the 128-bit session key right ?  Andrew Bartlett
> | was working on that but has since jumped ship to work on
> | Samba 4.  So right now, no one is looking at this for
> | Samba 3.  But things can change.
> I actually could be wrong here.  I went back and looked
> at the original bug report and it was a little inconclusive
> Andrew, can you help me out here ?  Thanks.

So, the algorithms and such are all quite simple derivatives of the
existing code, and are fully implemented in Samba4.  Mostly, you have an
extra flag in the netlogon negotiation, and the key lengths (and
functions which operate on them) are expanded up to the full length.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
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