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Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2018 09:23:34 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: Unusual rar hash output

On 2018-06-02 19:01, Артур Зартдинов wrote:
> On windows I used the 1.8.0 jumbo version and on ubuntu I used the latest
> bleeding edge jumbo version from github.

That Windows version you used is way too old too bother investigate. 
When running on Ubuntu, did you re-create your input file with the newer 
rar2john? If not, that's the problem.

The "lots of file directories" are in fact a listing of files inside the 
archive (similar to 'unrar l') for use as seed in single mode.


> On Sat, Jun 2, 2018 at 7:48 PM, Matus UHLAR - fantomas <>
> wrote:
>> On 02.06.18 13:46, Артур Зартдинов wrote:
>>> I'm trying to crack a password from an old rar of mine. Whenever I run
>>> rar2john on my archive I get a very strange output (
>>> containing what looks like a rar3 hash and
>>> lots of file directories inside the rar itself. Running john on the file
>>> results in the "no password hash loaded" error. This doesn't seem to
>>> happen
>>> to freshly created test rar files. I've tried both windows and bootable
>>> ubuntu usb so far. Help is appreciated.
>> which version of john do you use?
>> --
>> Matus UHLAR - fantomas, ;
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