Openwall GNU/*/Linux - a small security-enhanced Linux distro for servers
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008 00:39:41 +0300
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: vowels rotating

websiteaccess - please avoid over-quoting.

On Tue, Jan 15, 2008 at 10:06:39PM +0100, websiteaccess wrote:
>  I have tested your rules. it dosen't work.

I did test those rules prior to posting.  They do work as you had
described - with the severe limitations that I have described.

>  Create a wordlist, with the word "canape".
>  Add your rule
>  TRy to crack this hash (raw-md5) user:96f81f82b6783fd01dcebb120930bbb5
> 
>  unable to get success (96f81f82b6783fd01dcebb120930bbb5 = cunope )

This is obvious: "canape" and "cunope" differ in the 4th character.  The
rules that I posted only work for lengths up to 3.  They are not meant
for actual use - they merely serve to demonstrate that wordlist rules
are, in theory, capable of doing what you have described, although
terribly inefficiently - up to the point where they're unusable for the
task in practice.

My advice to you was to use Perl or re-consider what you're doing, not
to use the rules that I posted.

-- 
Alexander Peslyak <solar at openwall.com>
GPG key ID: 5B341F15  fp: B3FB 63F4 D7A3 BCCC 6F6E  FC55 A2FC 027C 5B34 1F15
http://www.openwall.com - bringing security into open computing environments

-- 
To unsubscribe, e-mail john-users-unsubscribe@...ts.openwall.com and reply
to the automated confirmation request that will be sent to you.

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.