I recently competed in the CSAW CTF Qualification Round 2017 with the UT Dallas Computer Security Group. Overall, we placed 123 out of 1432 teams with 1826 points. This is a writeup going over how I solved “Shia LaBeouf-Off”, a 150-point web challenge.

Problem

Do it
Just do it
Don’t let your dreams be dreams
Yesterday you said tomorrow
So just do it
Make your dreams come true
Just do it
Pick 1: http://web.chal.csaw.io:5487 http://web.chal.csaw.io:5488 http://web.chal.csaw.io:5489 http://web.chal.csaw.io:5490"

Solution

This description doesn’t give us much to go off of. Upon clicking the link, the title of “| Django + Docker Example” tells us this server uses Django, a popular web framework for Python. …

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Thomas Crain

CS 2020 @ UT Dallas. Aspiring infosec professional.

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