[Samba] user password hash
rpenny at samba.org
Tue Oct 8 12:04:07 UTC 2019
On 08/10/2019 12:53, Jonathon Reinhart wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 8, 2019, 07:45 Rowland penny via samba
> <samba at lists.samba.org <mailto:samba at lists.samba.org>> wrote:
> On 08/10/2019 12:27, Elias Pereira via samba wrote:
> > hello list,
> > What kind of hashing/encryption samba4 ADDC uses for user
> passwords? base64?
> Base64 is neither a hash nor an encryption algorithm; it is an encoding.
That is why I said 'basically' ;-)
> > Thanks!
> Basically yes, but it is a bit more involved, to create an AD users
> passwords in bash, you would have to do something like this:
> UNICODEPW=$(echo -n "\"$PASSWORD\"" | iconv -f UTF-8 -t UTF-16LE |
> base64 -w 0)
> Where is this scheme applied?
On my Hard drive ;-)
> Are you saying Samba stores plaintext passwords in the database?
No, that bit of bash turns a plain password into what you would store in
the users 'unicodePwd' attribute.
For instance, if $PASSWORD == password , you would get
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