Category Archives: Bards

Why, I am a wandering troubadour, performing for my fellow man – for why should only courts, and wealthy inns, receive the gift of music?

Reversing the R216H (Brief Note)

After working out how to shell the E5573 device, I briefly turned my attention to the Huawei R216H. Despite the considerable difference in packaging, the device looked somewhat familiar. On opening it, I was met with a similar scene, with … Continue reading

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Reversing the e5573 – Completing the Compromise

Recently, I picked up reverse engineering of the E5573 device. The overall goal was to compromise the “authconsole” binary, and gain access to a shell on the device, without use of the “reset pin” trick outlined by forth32 (and therefore, … Continue reading

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Notes – Reversing the e5573

Update: I managed to complete this attack. Read this. A few months ago, I began the process of reverse engineering a Huawei E5573 LTE dongle device. This project went on hold due to lack of commitment on my part – … Continue reading

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Writeups – LuciferVM (Notes), Worth a Thousand Words, The Never Ending Crypto (TUCTF)

This post continues on from the last, where I will post two more writeups. LuciferVM (Notes) Many of the challenges in this CTF were gated behind LuciferVM, an OVA package which contained a VMWare Virtual Machine and VMDK Disk file. … Continue reading

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Writeups – Future, Grammar Lesson (TUCTF)

This weekend, I participated in the TUCTF competition. I am glad to see a familiar CTF pop up from last year – and while I did not make as much progress as I had hoped, it’s always a good thing … Continue reading

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