CSAW 2014 :: Forensics 100 :: dumpster diving

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For this challenge, we are given a ZIP archive containing a Mozilla Firefox memory dump. We unzip the archive and search the printable text for our flag: We locate our flag: flag{cd69b4957f06cd818d7bf3d61980e291}.

CSAW 2014 :: Forensics 200 :: Obscurity

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For this challenge, we are given a PDF file named pdf.pdf. We check out the printable characters of the PDF file and notice that streams are being used. We attempt to decode the stream objects but shifted toward another approach when we realize that document objects (images, textboxes, etc.) could be stacked. Using Adobe Acrobat… Read more »

RuCTF Quals 2014 :: Web 200 :: ES

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For this challenge belonging to the 2014 RuCTF Qualifiers, we are provided with a hyperlink that takes us to a simplified web application. The web challenge for 200 points is titled ES, which we soon learn stands for the web application’s…