[kismac] Re: has anybody an ap with ascii passwords?

  • From: Andreas Rossbacher <ar@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 19 Apr 2003 19:15:04 +0200

Michael Rossberg wrote:

> i am just implementing a brute-force attack against 40-bit ascii 
> passwords. some access points do not generate passwords in a good way, 
> that's why it is possible to reduce the brute-force attack to about 
> 21-bit. brute-forcing this can be done within an hour or so. 
> unfortunately does my access point it the correct way, so i cannot test 
> my code properly. if you have a little time and your access point 
> encodes the password "abc abc" to the hex-key 2627f68597, please drop 
> me a mail.

My USR2450 does do that. So i can test it.
bye Andreas

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