Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2012 18:54:56 +0530 From: Dhiru Kholia <dhiru.kholia@...il.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Re: [john-users] Cracking Word files? On Mon, Jul 9, 2012 at 6:00 PM, Rich Rumble <richrumble@...il.com> wrote: > On Mon, Jul 9, 2012 at 8:13 AM, Elijah [W&P] <smarteam.support@...il.com> wrote: >> Is there such a need to store path to a .doc file in a file with a task for >> john? We are not storing the full filename where the hash comes from for >> other formats so why to make such an exclusion which brings such >> inconsistency issues? To solve the problem, in office2john either, 1. We can store only the basename of the file OR 2. We can encode colons into something. Patches are welcome. > I assume in office it > would be necessary as well since the files in docx/xlsx etc are in a > compressed archive (maybe OLE container) and once the candidate > hash/pass is found it has to check to see if that's the right one? I > can't follow the source well so that may not be true for either :) In office format, we don't need the path for cracking. The path is there for user usage only. -- Cheers, Dhiru
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