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Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2014 13:31:26 -0700
From: Danux <>
Subject: Re: Zip2john not working

Thanks Mangum,  will try with bleeding - jumbo then.
On Oct 6, 2014 12:15 PM, "magnum" <> wrote:

> On 2014-10-06 18:14, Danux wrote:
>> I recently downloaded the latest jumbo version
>> *john-1.7.9-jumbo-7.tar.gz*:
>> and when trying to crack a file created with the latest version of Winzip
>> (18.5) for Windows 64-bit, john says it found 4 guesses and when printing
>> the cracked one via --show it displays the wrong one. Below the detailed
> For cracking WinZIP, you should use a snapshot of bleeding-jumbo instead.
> Since July, the false positives are (afaik) gone for good. You need to
> re-run [latest version of] zip2john as well.
> But what you describe is still a bug for (other) formats that may find
> false/alternative passwords: --show only shows the last cracked
> alternative. We have an open issue for that on GitHub. It's currently
> marked as "enhancement", maybe we should upgrade it to a "bug"...
> magnum

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