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FS#69545 - [john] python 3.9 - deprecated decodestring method was removed from base64 module

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Alexandre ZANNI (noraj) - Friday, 05 February 2021, 14:26 GMT
Last edited by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 13:22 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Upstream Bugs
Status Assigned
Assigned To Levente Polyak (anthraxx)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Description:


Additional info:
* package version(s) 1.9.0.jumbo1-5
* link to upstream bug report: https://github.com/openwall/john/issues/4564

Workaround to add in prepare():

sed 's/decodestring/decodebytes/' ""${srcdir}/run/ssh2john.py"

Step to reproduce:

$ ssh2john ~/.ssh/id_rsa
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/ssh2john", line 193, in <module>
read_private_key(filename)
File "/usr/bin/ssh2john", line 103, in read_private_key
data = base64.decodestring(data)
AttributeError: module 'base64' has no attribute 'decodestring'

More details in upstream bug report.
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