[Owasp-cincinnati] program to break weak encryption

Zhou, Yan yzhou at medplus.com
Tue Sep 2 09:43:11 EDT 2008


Hi there, 

 

Is there any program that can break weak encryption?

 

For example, the WebGoat lesson "Weak Authentication" uses weak
encryption for a authentication cookie (see below). I wonder if there is
any program that would take these input, guess the encryption algorithm,
and show the encrypted value for some additional given input. This is
not just a brute-force attack, the program would try to figure out
encryption algorithm. I do not know if anyone has a link to such sites
or program.

 

65432ubphcfx  for  webgoat

65432udfqtb    for   aspect

 

Thanks, 

Yan Zhou

 











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