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Converting shellcode to executable files using InlineEgg

Posted in Pentesting with tags , on 9 February, 2010 by __fastcall

I like small utils, gadget ones, this article can be found at Breaking Code blog does not have that important functionality but it’s really cute!.

EDITED at 10/2/2010 in order to prevent any misunderstandings. Thanks goes to a visitor’s comment which alerted me about how to write the reposts in order not to look like as my own.

There is URL where you can convert a shellcode directly to an executable. The guy in Breaking Code blog wrote this quick Python script using CORE’s InlineEgg package. According to the author it may be buggy

Enjoy! :)



Ruby, Nmap XML, and Databases

Posted in Pentesting with tags on 9 February, 2010 by __fastcall

Ok it’s been a while. I found a very useful article when performing large nmap scans. Original article  here

So I had a requirement to take some output from nmap scans, shove it into a database and then be able to run some queries on that data.

Wait, isn’t there something that already does that?!

Actually PBNJ and will do this but uses (eeeek!) perl to do it. I wanted to do it in Ruby.
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