In this chapter, we covered using the command-line-based reverse engineering and general application-focused exploitation tools available in the Kali Linux and also detailed ways to integrate them with some very useful bash scripts.

More specifically, we learned to use the Metasploit command-line interface. We also covered the Metasploit Frameworks command-line-based payload generator and, as an example, saw how to build backdoors for Linux 32-bit machines. Lastly, we looked at the reverse engineering tools Objdump and GDB. We used Objdump to detail the sections of an executable and also look up the address of a given function. Our example was to look up main. With GDB, we covered setting breakpoints, setting watch points, and proliferating ...

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