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Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2012 17:52:26 +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:
> On 03/24/2012 10:25 AM, Dhiru Kholia wrote:
>> However, I am getting the following warnings during compilation from
>> the DES code. Can someone take a look and fix them? Thanks!
>> mozilla_des.c: In function ‘DES_CBCEn’:
>> mozilla_des.c:751:2: warning: dereferencing type-punned pointer will
>> break strict-aliasing rules [-Wstrict-aliasing]
> This is more of a follow-up question than an answer :)
> 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.

Also, how big an effort will it be to use OpenSSL instead of bundled
DES code? Any ideas?


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