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dc2020q - maybe pwn

by balzaroth

This was a jeopardy challenge, part of dc2020q. (CTFtime)

Points: 500
Was solved by: 1 teams
PCAPs: download

You may spawn the server:

On your laptop
  • Install docker
  • docker pull archiveooo/pub:maybe (docker-saved download)
  • docker run -d --name maybe archiveooo/pub:maybe
  • Local IP: docker inspect maybe -f '{{ .NetworkSettings.Networks.bridge.IPAddress }}'
  • Connect to that IP:5000 — Remember to docker rm -f when done.
On your laptop (full source)
  • Install docker and pip install PyYAML coloredlogs
  • git clone
  • cd maybe
  • ./spawner --log-level=INFO
  • Connect to the ip:port displayed
Hosted by OOO Right now we're asking players to login first.


Is the flag in there? Maybe

line_weight maybe line_weight


Hint 1What happens before the program exits?

If you wish, you can contribute more.

There's an author-recommended writeup.


Spoilers ahead! Code for this challenge is publicly available.