CVE-2013-1763 sock_diag_handlers Local Root Exploit Analysis

In this article we will analyze the exploit released by Kacper Szczesniak for CVE -2013-1763. In simple terms this exploit takes advantage of a vulnerability at kernel-level of the array sock_diag_handlers, and allows a local user to gain privileges of “root” on the system. Before starting the analysis, however, the underlying concept should be clarified: in Linux systems, […]

X64 Assembly

Links and References Introduction Essay Links And References AMD64 documentation Introduction This article is extracted from “Moving to Windows x64” by Daniel Pistelli (Ntoskrnl) Essay Now I’ll try to explain the basics of x64 assembly. I assume the reader is already familiar with x86 assembly, otherwise he won’t be able to make heads or tails […]