linux-re-101 0

A collection of resources for linux reverse engineering

3 years after

linux-re-101

Work in progress as I am actively collecting these.

Keep these handy

101

  1. Optional: "Gentle Introduction to x86-64 Assembly" http://www.x86-64.org/documentation/assembly.html

201

Obfuscation and encryption

  1. "Runtime binary encryption" http://phrack.org/issues/58/5.html

Exploit techniques

  1. "Linux x86 Reverse Engineering - Shellcode Disassembling and XOR decryption" https://www.exploit-db.com/docs/33429.pdf

Anti-analysis & anti-debug techniques

  1. "LINUX ANTI-DEBUGGING TECHNIQUES (FOOLING THE DEBUGGER)" http://www.ouah.org/linux-anti-debugging.txt

Viruses & infection techniques

  1. "UNIX VIRUSES" http://ouah.org/unix-viruses.txt

Linux kernel, rootkits & LKM development

  1. Optional: "A series of posts about the linux kernel and its insides." http://0xax.gitbooks.io/linux-insides/content/index.html

Crackmes and challenges

  1. "Exercises for learning Reverse Engineering and Exploitation." https://github.com/wapiflapi/exrs

Analyzes, "hands-on" & analysis techniques

  1. "Reverse engineering with Radare2, part 1" http://samsymons.com/blog/reverse-engineering-with-radare2-part-1/

Research

  1. "ELF-Miner: Using structural knowledge and data mining methods to detect new (Linux) malicious executables" http://www.genetic-programming.org/hc2011/05-Farooq/Farooq-Paper.pdf

Other

  1. "ElfParser blog" http://www.blog.elfparser.com/

Books

  1. "Malware Forensics Field Guide for Linux Systems" by Cameron H. Malin, Eoghan Casey, James M. Aquilina
    • "Linux (Bezpečnosť a exploity)" by Miroslav Dobšíček and Radim Ballner
    • "Hacking: The Art of Exploitation" by Jon Erickson
    • "The Shellcoder's Handbook: Discovering and Exploiting Security Holes" by Chris Anley, John Heasman, Felix Lindner
    • "The Linux Programming Interface" by Michael Kerrisk
    • "Learning Linux Binary Analysis" by Ryan O'Neill

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