Format String Exploitation: A Hands-On Exploration for Linux

About the webinar

In this session, Wiebe Willems will walk you through a Capture The Flag challenge from the 2024 picoCTF event, featuring a live demo on exploiting a format string vulnerability.

We’ll break down the core concepts, write a proof of concept, and then escalate it to Remote Code Execution. Learn how to spot these vulnerabilities and mitigate them in your applications.

Beyond the technical deep dive, we’ll explore the broader implications of such exploits in software security.

Whether you’re a developer or a security pro, understanding these vulnerabilities is essential.


The webinar will be held over Microsoft Teams. Registration is free, please sign up here.

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