[Samba] getting rid of lmhashes?
Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Thu Mar 2 20:35:50 GMT 2006
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Mark Proehl wrote:
> I am aware, that both hashes are equivalent to clear text passwords
> and must be protected therefore. But cracking passwords with tools
> like john is much faster, if the lm hashes are available, so i think
> there should be an option to disable them.
If you use passwords >14 characters in length, I'm sure the
lanman hashes are not generated. I would need to dig through
the code to remember how to prevent them from being generated
in other scenarios. Maybe later.
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