In computer security, a shellcode is a small piece of code used as the payload in the exploitation of a software vulnerability. It is called "shellcode" because it typically starts a command shell from which the attacker can control the compromised machine, but any piece of code that performs a ...
I have a shell script which syncs some files from a remote source and I have a pretty typical HTTP server set-up. There is a user who owns the files served by the HTTP server and a user which runs the ...
In school I was given an assignment to perform a buffer overflow, which would execute some shellcode and open a new shell. After a bit of fiddling the buffer overflow succeeded, and when I ran the ...