HTB Ellingson machine walkthrough. Web enumeration and python console abuse for initial foothold, finding sensitive backup files and hashcat cracking for User pivot, finally into a ROP based overflow exploit for root priviledge escalation.
HTB Writeup machine walkthrough. A relatively easy with an 'out-of-the-box' CMS exploit for User priviledges and an interesting login behavior abuse to pivot to root from there.
A practical buffer overflow case study presentation to our local red team explaining basic concepts and approaches.