SmashTheTux – Chapter 0x00 – Basic Buffer Overflow & Ret2libc

SmasTheTux is Vulnerable VM hosted by VulnHub and created by CanYouPwnMe


This is for educational purpose and I will try to explain this tutorial with beginner-friendly explanation as I can.

SmashTheTux is a new VM made by for those who wants to take a step into the world of binary exploitation. This VM consists of 9 challenges, each introducing a different type of vulnerability. SmashTheTux covers basic exploitation of the following weaknesses:

  • Stack Overflow Vulnerability
  • Off-by-One Vulnerability
  • Integer Overflow
  • Format String Vulnerability
  • Race Conditions
  • File Access Weaknesses
  • Heap Overflow Vulnerability
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