Monthly Meetup Monday

November Monthly Meetup! As always Open-to-All!

  • Where: @SBA Research (Floragasse 7, 1040 Wien, 5th Floor)
  • When: Monday, 06.11.2023, 18:30 (CET)
  • What:
    • Talk: Pwning with Python (intro to coding/automating exploits)
    • Plans for saarCTF and Attack/Defense infrastructure

FAUST CTF 2023 - image-galoisry

AES Oracle meets OCR

Introduction The service image-galoisry is a flask web server accompanied by a web GUI. On the website, users can create new image galleries, which are safeguarded by a password. Following gallery creation, users have the option to upload images, with each image undergoing encryption with AES. Notably, these galleries, while publicly accessible, only display encrypted files for download. However, should a user possess the password for a specific gallery, they have the option to instruct the...

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Google CTF 2023 - oldschool

Write an oldschool keygen for an oldschool login interface.

Google CTF 2022 presented us with oldschool, a typical, as the name suggests, oldschool crackme with an ncurses terminal interface. The goal of the challenge was to write a keygen, which would be able to generate keys for a list of users provided by the CTF organizers. The official and detailed writeup is available here, which goes through the intended solution of manually reverse engineering the key verification algorithm. However, since we are researchers (and most importantly, too lazy to manually...

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DiceCTF 2023 -

🚀 blazingfast rust wasm chess 🚀

TL;DR is a pwn(/web) challenge using Rust with WebAssembly. The goal is to extract the cookies of the admin browser bot. We have a rust webserver providing two pages index.html (graphical frontend) and engine.html ("backend", runs the wasm logic). index.html loads engine.html as an iframe. They send messages through .postMessage and receive them through the window.onmessage event listener. There is a hidden parameter in the init function on engine.html that allows setting a custom board position...

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CInsects CTF 2022 - catclub

Trick Captcha to believe a dog is actually a cat and let it into the catclub

The challenge catclub is written in Python and offers the service shadymail that can be accessed after an image captcha is solved and the hidden catclub page where various pictures of random cats can be seen. Service Overview The home page which consists of a captcha where all images of an specific animal must be selected to proceed.(/) The shadymail service which can be accessed after completing a captcha (/shadymail/home) The catclub page where random cat images from the...

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DCTF 2021 - Bell

Read number and run throught known function

Description Blaise's friends like triangles too! nc 5311 Preface The function gives us a number and then waits for multiple inputs. Overview Loading the file into ghidra we can take a look at what happens. undefined8 main(void) { int iVar1; uint uVar2; time_t tVar3; tVar3 = time((time_t Read More

DCTF 2021 - Pinch me

Buffer overflow to overwrite variable

Description This should be easy! nc 7480 Preface We got a binary file which asked us Am I dreaming? and with basic input prints then Pinch me! Overview Loading the binary into ghidra we can see, that the interaction happens in the function vuln void vuln(void) { char local_28 [24]; int local_10; int local_c Read More

DCTF 2021 - Just In Time

Using frida to get decrypted flag.

Description Don't fall in (rabbit) holes Preface We get a binary which just prints Decryption finished. Overview Using ghidra, we can analyse the binary. Inside the main of the binary we can see, that their is some binary content and multiple functions called with strncpy in between. undefined8 main(int argc,char **argv) { char *key_text; char Read More

DCTF 2021 - Baby bof

Buffer overflow and ret2libc

Description It's just another bof. nc 7481 Preface We got a simple binary with output plz don't rop me and after our input plz don't rop me Also we got a Dockerfile, which showed us the used image was Ubuntu:20.04 Overview Based on the output, we know it was a rop challenge. Also checksec baby_bof gave us. Arch: amd64-64-little RELRO: Partial RELRO Read More

DCTF 2021 - Pwn sanity check

Simple buffer overflow with ret2win.

Description This should take about 1337 seconds to solve. nc 7480 Preface We get a simple binary, with simple input and output. Overview Looking at the binary in ghidra, I found these functions. void vuln(void) { char local_48 [60]; int local_c; puts("tell me a joke"); fgets(local_48,0x100 Read More

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