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Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2012 17:48:11 +0530
From: Dhiru Kholia <>
Subject: Re: [JtR patch] Fast cracker for Mozilla Firefox,
 Thunderbird and SeaMonkey master passwords.

On Sat, Mar 24, 2012 at 5:42 PM, magnum <> wrote:
> The enclosed patch mutes the warnings. Why are the braces needed and
> what are they "doing"? The format seem to work fine with this patch.

Thanks for the patch!

> BTW Dhiru, I also tried the format on a db without a master password
> set. This was not detected and apparently this is not the same as a
> nullstring password so john started to try cracking and will prbably
> never succeed. Is there a way you could detect this situation, maybe in
> mozilla2john already?

mozilla2john will be written in C soon. It will detect missing master
passwords and this problem will go away.


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