Penetration Testing
Backtrack 5 R2 priv escalation 0day found in CTF exercise Apr 11 2012 02:48PM
Adam Behnke (adam infosecinstitute com) (1 replies)
wicd Privilege Escalation 0Day
Tested against Backtrack 5, 5 R2, Arch distributions

Spawns a root shell. Has not been tested for potential remote exploitation
vectors.

Discovered by a student that wishes to remain anonymous in the course CTF.
This 0day exploit for Backtrack 5 R2 was discovered by a student in the
InfoSec Institute Ethical Hacking class, during an evening CTF exercise. The
student wishes to remain anonymous, he has contributed a python version of
the 0day, a patch that can be applied to wicd, as well as a writeup
detailing the discovery and exploitation process. You can find a python
version of the exploit and full write up with patch here:
http://www.infosecinstitute.com/courses/ethical_hacking_training.html

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[ reply ]
Re: Backtrack 5 R2 priv escalation 0day found in CTF exercise Apr 12 2012 04:37PM
Juan F. Campos - Computalleres.com (jfcampos computalleres com)


 

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