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A Simple 32bit Ret2libc Attack in Linux

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27 May 2021CPOL12 min read
In this article, we will be looking at a more advanced version of a buffer overflow attack.
In this typical instance, we will be looking at how an attacker would circumvent DEP (Data execution prevention) by redirecting the return address of a C function to a function contained in libC (C standard library) in a 32bit binary.



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