Follow @Openwall on Twitter for new release announcements and other news
[<prev] [next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date: Fri, 5 Dec 2014 13:46:03 +0400
From: Andrey Voronkov <>
Subject: Restore passphrase from protected RSA private key.

So I have a private key protected by a passphrase:


DEK-Info: DES-EDE3-CBC, <somehash>

And I need to recover it. Tools:
JtR 1.7.9-jumbo-7

./john --list=formats
des, bsdi, md5, bf, afs, lm, dynamic_n, bfegg, dmd5, dominosec, epi, hdaa,
ipb2, krb4, krb5, mschapv2, netlm, netlmv2, netntlm, netntlmv2, nethalflm,
md5ns, nt, phps, po, xsha, crc32, gost, keychain, lotus5, md4-gen,
mscash, mscash2, mskrb5, mssql, mssql05, mysql-sha1, mysql, nsldap, nt2,
office, oracle11, oracle, osc, phpass, pix-md5, pkzip, racf, raw-md4,
raw-md5, raw-sha1, raw-sha1-linkedin, raw-md5u, salted-sha1, sapb, sapg,
sha1-gen, sip, vnc, wbb3, hmac-md5, hmac-sha1, raw-sha, raw-sha224,
raw-sha256, raw-sha384, raw-sha512, hmac-sha224, hmac-sha256, hmac-sha384,
hmac-sha512, xsha512, hmailserver, sybasease, dragonfly3-64, dragonfly4-64,
dragonfly3-32, dragonfly4-32, drupal7, sha256crypt, sha512crypt, episerver,
keepass, pwsafe, django, raw-sha1-ng, crypt, trip, ssh, pdf, wpapsk, rar,
zip, dummy, md5crypt-cuda, phpass-cuda, sha256crypt-cuda, sha512crypt-cuda,
mscash-cuda, mscash2-cuda, raw-sha256-cuda, raw-sha224-cuda, xsha512-cuda,
wpapsk-cuda, raw-sha512-cuda, pwsafe-cuda

So can I use John for that? And how should I construct password file?

Powered by blists - more mailing lists

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