For this exercise, we will require and use the following tools and utilities:
- Damn Vulnerable Router Firmware (DVRF) - downloadable from the GitHub URL
- GDB Enhanced Features (GEF)
- IDA Pro/Radare2 (optional)
Let's go through each of them one by one and see how to set them up. Let's go ahead and download the DVRF firmware from the following URL: https://github.com/praetorian-inc/DVRF/tree/master/Firmware.
DVRF is a firmware written by b1ack0wl with the firmware meant for the MIPS-based platforms. Even though the firmware is intended for Linksys E1550, it could be run in an emulated environment using QEMU which also includes performing of exploitation:
- Now that we have the firmware with us, let's ...