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Natas Level 24

To win this level it would appear that we need to get $_REQUEST[“passwd”] to match the value of “censored”.  Maybe there is another way though.  Let’s see what the comments on php.net have to say about the strcmp() function. As it turns out !strcmp(“foo”, array()) returns “1” AKA “true”, For

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Natas Level 23

So we need to get $_REQUEST[“passwd”] to be greater than 10, AND strstr($_REQUEST[“passwd”],”iloveyou”) to evaluate to true.  Let’s examine the behavior of the PHP “>” operator: According to php.net “If you compare a number with a string or the comparison involves numerical strings, then each string is converted to a

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Natas Level 22

If you though the last level was easy, this one is even easier. Alls we have to do is set revelio=1 for the win:

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Natas Level 21

This one was really easy: Alls we have to do is set admin=1 for the win.  Let’s try: Well that didn’t work.  What’s up with this experimenter thing anyway?  I wonder what would happen if we used the PHPSESSID from that and made the same request?   Oh…that’s what happens.

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Natas Level 20

There is a lot of code in this one so lets focus in on the some of the more important parts: Line 23 tells us we need to set $_SESSION[“admin”] == 1. for the win.  We don’t have direct control over the $_SESSION array, but the following code offers an

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Natas Level 19

This is a really fabulous hint.  We know we’ll have to brute force the session ID again, and we also know the pattern is not sequential like the previous level, so lets start checking out some sample session IDs: Hmmm, all the session IDs consist of letters a-f and digits

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Natas Level 18

No matter what you log in as it says “You are logged in as a regular user. Login as an admin to retrieve credentials for natas19”. We need to get the session where $_SESSION[‘admin’] == 1, but how do we know which PHPSESSID is associated with this? Well earlier in

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Natas Level 17

Our username check is back, and this time it’s not telling us anything: It looks like they forgot to uncomment all the messages before they published this file.  That’s ok, we can take the same strategy as the other blind sql level, and use an if statement combined with the

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Natas Level 16

Looks like our old friend is back, and this time they are filtering MORE STUFF OMG!!!  TOO BAD IT’S STILL NOT ENOUGH FTW!!! You can see they are filtering the following characters: ; | & ` \ ‘ ” On top of that they put our input inside of double

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Natas Level 15

We have a box here we can use to check whether a username exists or not.  I started out trying some regular inputs like this: Then I tried something more devious, a single quotation mark: We get an error message, but it’s not as specific as the last level.  This

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