[TUHS] Recovered /etc/passwd files
leah at vuxu.org
Fri Oct 4 05:30:31 AEST 2019
Finn O'Leary <finnoleary at inventati.org> writes:
> Hi, I remember that someone had recovered some ancient /etc/passwd files
> and had decrypted(?) them, and I remember reading that either ken or
> password was something interesting like './,..,/' (it was entirely
> punctuation characters, was around three different characters in
> total, and
> was pretty damn short). I've tried to find this since, as a friend was
> interested in it, and I cannot for the life of me find it!
I did this once, but I never managed to crack all of them.
It was bwk who used /.,/.,
My findings (from https://github.com/dspinellis/unix-history-repo/blob/BSD-3-Snapshot-Development/etc/passwd):
But I never managed to crack ken's password with the hash
ZghOT0eRm4U9s, and I think I enumerated the whole
8 letter lowercase + special symbols key space.
The uncracked ones are:
Any help is welcome.
Leah Neukirchen <leah at vuxu.org> https://leahneukirchen.org/
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