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Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2013 21:56:38 +0530
From: Dhiru Kholia <dhiru.kholia@...il.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Cisco - Password type 4 - SHA256

On Sun, Mar 17, 2013 at 8:08 PM, magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

I have tried to supply  '©'  in multiple ways but no luck.

Pasting  '©'  to a terminal connected to the router results in "B)"
getting pasted (I have already tried multiple terminal emulators with
same result).

-- 
Dhiru

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