Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2013 07:11:50 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: formats that duplicate dynamics On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 08:31:11AM +0530, Dhiru Kholia wrote: > On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 8:05 AM, Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> wrote: > > > > The "postgre" format at the very least needs to be renamed from the > > ridiculous "postgre" to "postgres". This includes the filename, > > FORMAT_LABEL, and the "$postgre$" prefix string. > > If these changes are final, they will also involve sending a small > patch to Ettercap project. Unless anyone suggests a different kind of rename/action (and we agree on that), yes - we'll likely end up making the above changes. It is possible that the prefix string will need to be changed to a $dynamic_*$, though. > Do you want to do these changes before the upcoming release? Definitely. > > However, there's a more general issue: can't the same be implemented as > > a dynamic format? > > This general issue probably applies to several other formats as well, > > including e.g. "mongodb". > > I promised to use dynamic format where I could and I did > (htdigest2john.py is an example). In those cases, we should also be documenting those dynamics prominently as being usable for the well-known things that they can be used to crack. This includes setting their names visible in --test accordingly. > I will see if the above mentioned formats can be implemented using > dynamic format. OK. Thanks! Alexander
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