Re: Cisco Secret 5 and John Password Cracker

From: Francisco Pecorella (fpecor_at_cantv.net)
Date: 11/04/05

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    To: "Unknown User" <9nkn0wn@gmail.com>, <pen-test@securityfocus.com>
    Date: Fri, 4 Nov 2005 10:12:54 -0400
    
    

    Hi,

    You can use Cain in order to crack Cisco passwords. It is a free tool for
    Windows that you can download from http://www.oxid.it.

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    Regards,
    FP
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "Unknown User" <9nkn0wn@gmail.com>
    To: <pen-test@securityfocus.com>
    Sent: Thursday, November 03, 2005 10:26 AM
    Subject: Cisco Secret 5 and John Password Cracker
    > Hi
    >
    > I have recovered some cisco passwords that are encrypted using the
    > secret 5 format. They look like this
    >
    > $1$Wgqc$sbb8R/2rtOhc7t86J5axj.
    >
    > The question is can i simply plug this into a standard unix type
    > shadow file format and use john to crack. I've tried this but I'm not
    > convinced that John is actually working. Its also incrediblly slow.
    > Any other tools available to crack these types of passwords.
    >
    > Thanks
    > 
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