Buffer Overflow Attack Tutorial – Backtrack 5

Firewall and anti-virus are to protect your computer from hacking attack and from viruses but sometimes an attacker can easily bypass them and can get root access into your computer, there are so many techniques and tools are available to bypass or cheat anti-virus and firewall. Buffer overflow is the most common type of computer security attack that allows a hacker to get the administrator access into a computer or a network. As we have discussed so many tutorial by using Backtrack 5 to hack into windows operating system, however there are many exploits are also available for Linux operating system.

I really don’t know about the author of this video but the video contain a good example of buffer overflow attack by using an exploit.

Requirements

  • Backtrack 5 or Backtrack 5 R1 (Attacker)
  • Windows (Victim)
  • Mestaploit
  • Apache
  • Brain






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