How To crack an RSA Key for SSH ?

-----BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY-----Proc-Type: 4,ENCRYPTEDDEK-Info: AES-128-CBC,25737CC2C70BFABADB1B4598BD8AB9E9uTo43HGophPo5awKC8hfnnz4KseENpgHDLxe5UX+amx8YrWvZCvsYRh4/jhdxijYx...-----END RSA PRIVATE KEY-----

Basic Terminology

Methodology

Step 1: Save an RSA key as id_rsa (or any name you want)

Step 2: Download ssh2john.py using wget

Step 3: Cracking password using John The Ripper:

Step 4: Check the cracked Password:

john --show id_rsa.hash

Step 5: Change file permissions and connect to SSH:

ssh -i id_rsa "username"@"ip_address"

Happy Hacking

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Vaibhav Mishra

Vaibhav Mishra

CyberSecurity | Learner | CTF_Lover | KaliLinux | n00b_ethical_hacker | Pentester| TryHackMe

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