Monthly Archives: March 2019

Root-Me: ExploitMe – Basic Buffer Overflow


In this article I present you the solution to nice and short cracking challenge from Root-Me. After opening it up in Ghidra, I saw that the challenge is easy to solve, all you need is to find the password, which is in plain text. Basically just copy paste and you get the flag, but wait, there’s a twist!

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Root Me: ELF-CrackPass with Ghidra


I’ve been playing recently a bit with Ghidra, which is a reverse engineering tool that was recently open sourced by the NSA. The official website describes the tool as:

A software reverse engineering (SRE) suite of tools developed by NSA’s Research Directorate in support of the Cybersecurity mission

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