Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2007 20:41:59 +0300 From: "Giannis Mantzouranis" <jman@...sics.upatras.gr> To: <john-users@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: Re: john does not recognise some special characters It was my fault I tangled the shadow files in the unshadow process and I used the old one in place of the new one. Thanks for your reply Yiannis Mantzouranis ps: by the way when is john going to "exploit" the double core or the quad core cpus? ----- Original Message ----- From: "Solar Designer" <solar@...nwall.com> To: <john-users@...ts.openwall.com> Sent: Thursday, April 12, 2007 6:29 AM Subject: Re: [john-users] john does not recognise some special characters > On Wed, Apr 11, 2007 at 08:07:43PM +0300, Giannis Mantzouranis wrote: >> I found running john 1.7.2 or john 188.8.131.52 for windows binary that some >> characters such as ~ ! ; are not used by john in password cracking. For >> example. I use the password 34~56asdfghj and then put it in a wordlist >> and >> try to crack it and it does not appear in found passwords.(john.pot) Any >> suggestions? > > I cannot confirm this problem. I have passwords with these characters > in my john.pot. (I am not using Windows, but it should not matter.) > > I've just tested with the above password ("34~56asdfghj") hashed as LM > and NTLM, and it got cracked with JtR 1.7.2 + Alain's patch just fine > (for both hash types). Obviously, for the LM hash, I needed to run the > wordlist with --rules to get the second half cracked (with the "-s x**" > rule). > > What hash type are you cracking? Can you please provide a specific > example - a line from a password file that you run John on and the > corresponding plaintext password that John fails to crack? > > Thanks, > > -- > Alexander Peslyak <solar at openwall.com> > GPG key ID: 5B341F15 fp: B3FB 63F4 D7A3 BCCC 6F6E FC55 A2FC 027C 5B34 > 1F15 > http://www.openwall.com - bringing security into open computing > environments > > -- > To unsubscribe, e-mail john-users-unsubscribe@...ts.openwall.com and reply > to the automated confirmation request that will be sent to you. > > -- To unsubscribe, e-mail john-users-unsubscribe@...ts.openwall.com and reply to the automated confirmation request that will be sent to you.
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