Execute My Packet

Contributors

David Barksdale, Jordan Gruskovnjak, and Alex Wheeler

1. Background

Cisco has issued a fix to address CVE-2016-1287. The Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance is an IP router that acts as an application-aware firewall, network antivirus, intrusion prevention system, and virtual private network (VPN) server. It is advertised as “the industry’s most deployed stateful firewall.” When deployed as a VPN, the device is accessible from the Internet and provides access to a company’s internal networks. Continue reading

Exodus Adventure CTF 2015

This is a walkthrough of the 2015 Exodus Adventure CTF.
The CTF takes the form of a text adventure game. Players are provided with an x86 Linux ELF binary of the game and a web page that runs the same binary inside a javascript x86 emulator called JS Linux.
Let’s get started. Continue reading