Mac OSX + PEAP/MSCHAPv2 + Special characters in password
p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk
Wed May 14 17:03:11 CEST 2014
On 14/05/14 14:21, Olivier Beytrison wrote:
> On 14.05.2014 15:12, Phil Mayers wrote:
>> What locale are those OSX devices set to?
They could be making the obvious mistake of treating the password as
bytes rather than a unicode string, and generating "pseudo" utf-16-le by
padding "xyz" to "x\x00y\x00z\x00"
...is UTF-8 bytes 74657374c2a7 (note the "c2" in penultimate octet)
...but UTF-16-LE 7400650073007400a700
If they are making this obvious mistake, they're effectively generating
the MD4/NT hash from "testÂ§" instead of "test§". Might be possible to
confirm this by changing the server-side password to the "wrong" one.
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