OpenBSD Remote Exploit

OpenBSD Remote Exploit

Monday, August 13, 2007
Alfredo Ortega and Gerardo Richarte
Black Hat USA 2007 Briefings, August 1-2, 2007. Las Vegas, NV, USA.

OpenBSD is regarded as a very secure Operating System. This article details one of the few remote exploit against this system. A kernel shellcode is described, that disables the protections of the OS and installs a user-mode process. Several other possible techniques of exploitation are described.

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