Let's assume a malware was installed (on a UNIX-based platform) with some social engineering tricks. The original installed code itself may be benign, but the only malicious activity is that the ...
I have to exploit a very simple buffer overflow in a vulnerable C++ program for an assignment and I am not being able to find the environment variable SHELL. I have never worked with BoF before, and ...
Sticky bit are mentioned in every UNIX security book, but I couldn't find anyone that describes the exploitation of Sticky Bit set on a file. Can you?
When the passwd command is executed, it runs as the root user. Can't this be exploited? If not, why?