Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2016 21:51:28 +0200 From: Patrick Proniewski <patpro@...pro.net> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Error: wordlist contains NULL bytes - aborting On 14 sept. 2016, at 21:37, Frank Dittrich wrote: > "cracking" SHA1 hashes of random garbage bytes are hardly a use case > john should support, IMHO. > > Is there any system which really accepts random bytes including line > feeds and null bytes in passwords? > How do you enter such passwords as a user? And even if you can, should > you ever do this? > > How would you know (as a user who didn't audit the system in use) that > the system will not silently convert your > > "pass\0word" into pass? There are use case for this kind of exotic passwords: internal passwords, service accounts, etc. If you have coded the application you can make it support this kind of oddities. patpro
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