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Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:58:35 +0800
From: Kai Zhao <loverszhao@...il.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Advice on proposal: John the Ripper jumbo robustness

> I think it's better to switch to afl than to try implement something
advanced.

Yes. We should avoid "re-inventing the wheel" as possible.

> A custom fuzzer could be useful when it's easy to write one and there are
> many issues with the code. After most easy issues are found, I think it's
> better to switch to afl than to try implement something advanced.

I have written a simple custom fuzzer to fuzz command options and it has
found many bugs. Below is the description:

http://www.openwall.com/lists/john-dev/2015/03/27/5

Thanks,

Kai

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