[TUHS] Recovered /etc/passwd files
krewat at kilonet.net
Wed Oct 9 03:38:42 AEST 2019
I have some more out of this list, but not sure if I should send them or
not. Ken's has not been cracked - yet.
On 10/5/2019 2:05 PM, Tom Jones wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 03, 2019 at 09:30:31PM +0200, Leah Neukirchen wrote:
>> 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:
>> ozalp:m5syt3.lB5LAE:40:10:& Babaoglu,4156423806:/usr/ozalp:/bin/csh
>> hpk:9ycwM8mmmcp4Q:9:10:Howard Katseff,2019495337:/usr/staff/hpk:/bin/csh
>> tbl:cBWEbG59spEmM:10:10:Tom London,2019492006:/usr/staff/tbl
>> ken:ZghOT0eRm4U9s:52:10:& Thompson:/usr/staff/ken
>> fabry:d9B17PTU2RTlM:305:10:Bob &,4156422714:/usr/staff/fabry:/bin/csh
> I pointed my FreeBSD build machine at the password file, but it didn't
> manage many guesses a second (55000 per core with 48 cores, using john).
> I asked a friend to point their GPU rig at the password file. It is a
> MSI Graphics Card R9 290X and is doing about 255MHashes/Second using
> hashcat. He is going to do the alphanumeric space and then call it a
> "for hashcat, 80s DES crypt is -m 1500"
> - [tj]
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