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Re: [Full-disclosure] Enable secret 5 : Cisco Password

From: Michael Holstein <michael.holstein_at_nospam>
Date: Wed May 23 2007 - 17:54:32 GMT
To: full-disclosure@lists.grok.org.uk

> Since it's an MD5 password, you would need quite a bit of processing
> power, maybe put the hash up on milw0rm?

Well, that depends on how long/complex the password is. Using djohn and several CPUs would increase efficiency substantially.

I'd suggest checking against one of the many public rainbow tables first though. Remember, with a hash, you need not figure out the actual password, just something that generates a collision.


Michael Holstein CISSP GCIA
Cleveland State University

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