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Date: Tue, 7 Jun 2011 14:04:13 -0700
From: Dhiru Kholia <>
Subject: Re: Status Report [4 of 15]

On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 1:25 PM, Solar Designer <> wrote:
> Thanks!  I am tempted to release a jumbo-6 with your SSH, RAR, and PDF
> patches so far.  What do you say?

Sure :-)

> Actually, there are different versions of both RAR and ZIP formats, with
> very different security properties.  And the same for PDF.  It appears
> that you're focusing on modern versions only.  Correct?

Yes, at the moment I am focusing on supporting modern versions (except
for PDF patch which supports files only upto Acrobat 5.x standard ATM)

>> I also briefly played around with hdiutil (10.5.6) and
>> vfcrack with no luck (the tools doesn't seem to work for dmg files
>> created by me, more debugging required here).
> OK.  We can ask David specific questions on vfcrack if we need to.

Cool. I will research a bit more and then contact David about vfcrack.


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