Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2015 23:12:32 +0200 From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: syntax error in 7z2john On 2015-07-21 23:06, Aleksey Cherepanov wrote: > On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 02:50:01PM -0600, Matthew Smith wrote: >> I am trying to get into a 7zip file I lost the password for. >> >> I originally downloaded and tried * John the Ripper 1.7.9-jumbo-5 (Windows >> binaries, ZIP, 3845 KB)*, got the syntax error, and tried an earlier >> version, and got the same error. >> >> I know nothing of python(I code another language) and I'm not sure what to >> do. I would really like to get this working. Is there any workaround or >> something I can do? >> >> Here's the error, found in : >> >> C:\john\run>7z2john myfile.7z >> File "C:\john\run\7z2john.py", line 786 >> print "%s:$7z$0$%s$%s$%s$%s$%s$%s$%s$%s$%s" % (fname, >> >> SyntaxError: invalid syntax > > It seems that you use python3. Please try python2. Even if that fixes the Python problem, you will end up with an *ancient* version of 7z format. IIRC it was almost useless, with false positives and stuff. Please try latest (should be topmost) 1.8.x jumbo from http://openwall.info/wiki/john/custom-builds instead - it will handle newer Python too. magnum
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