Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2012 23:35:16 +0200 From: Lukas Odzioba <lukas.odzioba@...il.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Cracking GNOME Keyrings [the easy way] 2012/7/9 Dhiru Kholia <dhiru.kholia@...il.com>: > Hi, > > The attached trivial program cracks GNOME Keyrings at a rate of ~300 > tries/second. I am not sure if the library calls used in it are > thread-safe. This program requires gnome-keyring-daemon to be running. > I am not sure if we can include something like this in even jumbo ;). > Hence I am thinking host it as a separate project on github. Thoughts? > > Cracking GNOME Keyrings [the hard way] by implementing underlying > crypto is TODO. > > One curious observation, do you find something weird with the following stats? > > $ time ./gkcrack &> /dev/null # looping 1000 times > > real 0m3.459s > user 0m0.054s > sys 0m0.281s > > I was expecting user value to be high but it isn't. Is it due to > actual work being done in another process (gnome-keyring-daemon)? It looks like not this process is doing the job. I am a bit confused about what gkcrack does, could you say something more about it? Have you looked into gnome-keyring-deamon source? If yes, have you found something that can tell us what kind of crypto alg is under the hood? Lukas
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