Introduction to appliance reverse engineering
2019-05-17, 10:00–12:00, Workshop 2

Do you need to analyze a product that was shipped with a locked down operating system ? This workshop will cover the basic of analyzing this type of product.


Do you need to analyze a product that was shipped with a locked down operating system ? This workshop will cover the basic of analyzing this type of product.

The following topics will be covered :

  • Making a locked down operating system easier to debug.
  • Extracting files from a virtual machine and sending files to a virtual machine.
  • Tools to reverse engineer common format (.war, .jar and .pyc).
  • Identifying the endpoints of an appliance.
  • Identifying points of interest to find vulnerabilities.

Olivier Arteau is a security researcher that works for Desjardins. In his early day, he was a web developer and transitioned into the security field during his university. He gave in the last few years a good amount of workshop for the user group MontreHack and is also part of the organization of a few CTFs (Mini-CTF OWASP and NorthSec).