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Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2012 15:40:12 +0530
From: Dhiru Kholia <>
Subject: Re: [magnum-jumbo] pfx cracking: 8k+ P12/PFX error (#67)

On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 2:22 PM, jeroenvanbeek
> I try to crack P12 and PFX files using pfx2john followed by firing up john. John exits with the  following message:
> Unable to create PKCS12 object from bio
> : Success

Using perror there was a mistake. Should have printed actual errors
reported by OpenSSL.

> It seems to have something to do with the input file: the error only occurs when trying to crack a hash that resulted from a P12 of PFX file that's > 8k. The pfx2john output looks just fine.


Is the maximum length of the hash equal to 0x4000 (LINE_BUFFER_SIZE)?


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