Exploit Exercises' Protostar wargame includes a number of carefully prepared exercises to help hone your basic exploitation skills. The final portion of the wargame combines Stack, Format String, Heap, and Network exploitation techniques into three excellent challenges to help solidify knowledge gained from previous exercises. Read more.
|Date||September 14th, 2014|
IDA Sploiter is a plugin for Hex-Ray's IDA Pro disassembler designed to enhance IDA's capabilities as an exploit development and vulnerability research tool. Some of the plugin's features include a powerful ROP gadgets search engine, semantic gadget analysis and filtering, interactive ROP chain builder, stack pivot analysis, writable function pointer search, cyclic memory pattern generation and offset analysis, detection of bad characters and memory holes, and many others. Read more.
Open Security Training's Introduction to Software Exploits course has a number of vulnerability examples designed to illustrate unconventional exploitation techniques. One such example is an uninitialized variable condition which may be exploitable under certain conditions. The following walkthrough goes into the exact exploitation steps for this class of vulnerabilities. Read more.
A solution to the exercise in the Corelan article Root Cause Analysis - Integer Overflows on exploiting integer and heap overflows. The solution illustrates massaging the heap into a vulnerable state by corrupting the Windows front-end allocator and finally exploiting it to gain arbitrary code execution. Read more.
A walkthrough for the Off-by-One exploit in the Open Security Training - Introduction to Software Exploits class. Read more.
Heap Overflows For Humans is a series of articles by Steven Seeley that explore heap exploitation on Windows. In this article I will go over the exact reasoning and exploitation steps for an exercise created by Steven in the second article of the series. Read more.