[tog] [fullmembers] Exploit-Excercises.com - Learn how to exploit Linux.

mark cunningham markcunninghamemail at gmail.com
Wed Apr 11 14:52:55 IST 2012

Hey yeah i just happened to stumble onto this site myself recently and
have been working through them.

Don't worry, the first vm, nebula, doesn't have any buffer overflows
in it. While it's written in C, it's all just bad logic, $PATH and
race conditions. If all the challenges were written in another
language i still think it would work.

Just an FYI, the getflag doesn't actually do anything but once you can
execute it, just move on. Emailed the guys:

"It doesn't do anything, just a way of knowing if you have completed
the level correctly.At Ruxcon, getflag actually updated the scoring
server, but that doesn't matter for the distributed VM image."


On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 12:50 PM, Bacon Zombie <baconzombie at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Rory,
> For these VM's a log install should be fine, I was asking about the
> N40L since it would be since to have this and other VM setup and
> waiting to be used by anybody who comes to the space either via their
> own laptop/netbook or space desktop/laptop.
> I've been looking into getting on of the N40L myself since there is an
> 100e rebate on them at the moment.
> On 11 April 2012 11:30, Rory McCann <rory at technomancy.org> wrote:
>> On 11/04/12 11:00, Bacon Zombie wrote:
>>> On a side note, does anybody know if the new small HP N40L {?}  in the
>>> range is owned by a member or for the space? Would be a great little
>>> VM system if we fill it with 8Gb of ram and a 1TB/2TB HD.
>> For a workshop on the exploit-excersises, I'd have thought people could
>> run the VMs on their own laptops, that way you can work on them at
>> home/anywhere. I doubt you'd do a lot of intensive stuff on these
>> learning VMs
> --
> BaconZombie
> LOAD "*",8,1
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