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Date: Fri, 4 May 2012 10:18:51 +0530
From: Dhiru Kholia <>
Subject: Re: Re: Cracking Thunderbirds password database. [was: john-users]

On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 4:30 AM, magnum <> wrote:
> On 04/04/2012 06:59 AM, Dhiru Kholia wrote:
>> 1. Use latest code from
>> Install NSS library, un-comment HAVE_NSS line in src/Makefile and
>> build JtR.
>> 2. Run mozilla2john on Thunderbird's key3.db file.
>> (../run/mozilla2john ~/.thunderbird/$profile$.default/key3.db)
>> 3. Run john on output of mozilla2john.
> Dhiru,
> I think the above instructions (maybe also with specific references of
> eg. RPM and deb package names (the latter is "libnss3" and I think
> "pkg-config" is needed too)) shold be added to some file in doc/

Will do it soon.

> I recall some earlier format of yours also needed "special" libraries,
> this too should be documented somewhere if it's not already.

Are you talking about SIPdump utility which needed libpcap?

> And finally, the pkg-config stuff in CFLAGS et al still outputs a wad of
> warnings when building without having nss. Maybe you forgot to fix it
> because you don't see them :)

Do you think doing "2> /dev/null" would solve this problem?

> ...and worse, what happens if a user do
> not even have pkg-config? This must be fixed before next Jumbo.

How do you propose fixing this? On OS X I see warnings such as
"pkg-config: command not found".


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