Exploit Exercises — Protostar — Network Levels

Exploit Exercises — Protostar wargame includes a number of carefully prepared exercises to help hone your basic exploitation skills. In this walkthrough I will go over the network exploitation portion of the wargame.

Changing gears a bit from the memory corruption exploits, this section challenges players to perform various data manipulations over the network and reverse engineer program logic to complete challenges. While the source code is available for all of these challenges, I would recommend you to study the disassembly to catch the nuances in…