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Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2012 09:37:05 -0500
From: Richard Miles <>
Subject: Re: Is there any patch to crack MySQL Network auth?

Hi Solar Designer,

Sorry for delay in reply, I had a personal problem and I was without
internet access during the last days.

Below is a example of MySQL Network Authentication, I hope this helps.


The plain-text password is: beer

I tested it with Cain&Abel and it was able to recover, so it confirms it's


On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 3:05 AM, Solar Designer <> wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 11:51:18PM -0500, Richard Miles wrote:
> > I will send it to you via PM since it's data from a real system.
> Thanks, although it would be a lot more useful to have a sample like
> this on the list since I do not intend to implement the support myself
> and since we need test vectors to include with the code anyway.  Would
> you be able to produce at least two such samples that you could post?
> Well, the algorithm is simple enough for us to generate test vectors
> "manually", but it'd be more appropriate to use those generated by an
> actual system.
> Alexander

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