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Extracting every embedded file with binwalk
#!/usr/bin/env python3
import sys
import os
import binwalk
import shlex
import subprocess as sp
def dump_file(file, offset, size, outfile):
cmd = "dd if={} of={} bs=1 skip={}".format(file, outfile, offset, size)
if size is not None:
cmd += " count={}".format(size)
s =
if __name__ == '__main__':
if len(sys.argv) != 3:
print("./{} <input_file> <output_dir>".format(sys.argv[0]), file=sys.stderr)
FILE = sys.argv[1]
OUTDIR = sys.argv[2]
if not os.path.exists(OUTDIR):
results = binwalk.scan(FILE, signature=True, quiet=True)[0]
offsets = [r.offset for r in results.results]
for i, off in enumerate(offsets):
size = None
if i < len(offsets)-1:
size = offsets[i+1] - off
dump_file(FILE, off, size, os.path.join(OUTDIR, "file{}".format(i)))
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