Mailinglist Archive: opensuse-security (297 mails)

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RE: [suse-security] password recovery
  • From: "Tom Knight" <thomas.knight@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2004 10:01:21 +0100
  • Message-id: <ICELJOHAGNAFJPFMMBKOCEDFCNAA.thomas.knight@xxxxxxxxxx>

> > > On Sunday 25 July 2004 18.44, Antun Balaz wrote:
> > >>And what if the filesystem is encrypted?
> >
> > -----------8<------------
> >
> > > Mount it the usual way for encrypted systems. I dont use it so i cant
> > > tell you how. The actual filesystem isnt relevant. As long as you can
> > > access it ok. Just mount it rw and chroot into it.
> >
> > But if the FS is encrypted with the root-PW
> > you`ve got _real_ trouble.
>
> Correct me if I'm wrong but I'd say "In that case you are cooked!!"
>
> Not that i know much of encrypted FS's, but id say you are pretty lost by
> then. Unless you can brutecrack the encryption with some forensics
> software...

Start looking for post-it notes near the console....

Tom.


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