Openwall GNU/*/Linux - a small security-enhanced Linux distro for servers
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2013 15:38:57 +0100
From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Cisco - Password type 4 - SHA256

On 16 Mar, 2013, at 17:45 , Dhiru Kholia <dhiru.kholia@...il.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 16, 2013 at 9:58 PM, Frank Dittrich
> <frank_dittrich@...mail.com> wrote:
>> What about trying some non-ascii characters?
>> You specified FMT_8_BIT, so you should verify that those characters are
>> not "truncated" to 7 bits (or even converted to UTF-8).
> 
> Sorry. I don't understand this stuff at all.

It's no magic at all, just try a password including '©' or some other non-ASCII character. If you can crack it, we are 8-bit clean (so FMT_8_BIT should be set). I would be surprised if that's not the case.

magnum

Powered by blists - more mailing lists

Your e-mail address:

Confused about mailing lists and their use? Read about mailing lists on Wikipedia and check out these guidelines on proper formatting of your messages.