Microcorruption - Part 1: New Orleans to Cusco

I’ve decided to take another crack at the microcorruption CTF and document my progress as some form of tutorial type thing. I also wanted to have a play around with ghidra and this seemed like a good candidate. Intro I’ve decided to take another crack at the microcorruption CTF and document my progress as some form of tutorial type thing; I also wanted to have a play around with ghidra and it seemed like a good candidate....

September 15, 2020 · 17 min

Hades: The Infernal

It has been a long time since I wrote anything here, but I’d been getting the itch again recently and I’d always planned on re-visting Hades to do a full writeup. Three years later, and here we are… Hades is a boot2root challenge created by Lok_Sigma with a heavy focus on binary exploitation and stack overflows. Service discovery using netdiscover and nmap, you know the drill… # netdiscover -i eth1 -p r 10....

June 12, 2019 · 8 min

Mr-Robot 1

Mr-Robot 1 is a boot2root challenge based on the Mr. Robot TV series, given I'd recently completed the Gibson challenged based on Hackers it seemed only reasonable to have a go at another challenge based on hacker-culture entertainment. root@kali:~# mkcd VulnHub/mrRobot root@kali:~/VulnHub/mrRobot# netdiscover -pr 10.1.11.0/24 Currently scanning: (passive) | Screen View: Unique Hosts 1 Captured ARP Req/Rep packets, from 1 hosts. Total size: 60 _____________________________________________________________________________ IP At MAC Address Count Len MAC Vendor / Hostname ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 10....

June 30, 2016 · 8 min

Stapler 1 (Brute Force)

Stapler is a boot2root with multiple paths to shell and root, written by g0tmi1k. I found the simple brute force path the most obvious on the first play through but I think I will visit this one again. Discovery & Enumeration root@kali:~# mkcd VulnHub/Stapler root@kali:~/VulnHub/Stapler# netdiscover -pr 10.1.11.0/24 Currently scanning: (passive) | Screen View: Unique Hosts 1 Captured ARP Req/Rep packets, from 4 hosts. Total size: 60 _____________________________________________________________________________ IP At MAC Address Count Len MAC Vendor / Hostname ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 10....

June 29, 2016 · 6 min

Gibson 0.2

Gibson is a boot2root created by Knightmare with a heavy 1988 Hackers theme; one of my favourite movies! Discovery & Enumeration The usual netdiscover and nmap to get an idea of what we are dealing with… root@kali:~# mkcd VulnHub/Gibson root@kali:~/VulnHub/Gibson# netdiscover -pr 10.1.11.0/24 Currently scanning: (passive) | Screen View: Unique Hosts 1 Captured ARP Req/Rep packets, from 1 hosts. Total size: 60 _____________________________________________________________________________ IP At MAC Address Count Len MAC Vendor / Hostname ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 10....

June 28, 2016 · 9 min

Hades: The Infernal

Hades is a boot2root challenge created by Lok_Sigma with a heavy focus on reverse engineering. Video This really was a fantastic challenge, standby for a full writeup!

June 21, 2016 · 1 min