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[ABCTF 2016] SE and XSS – The art of phishing and trolling

Impenetrable Fortress – 200 – Web Exploitation
Some times an application is secure and you have to find another way around. Log in with admin credentials and you will receive a flag. Try it here!

Hint: Gotta go around.

A national american CTF, called ABCTF, was organised by high-schoolers from July 15th to 22nd. It was pretty fun, however some challenges remained very mysterious.
Especially a web challenge, called Impenetrable Fortress. You will see in this article the way we found a very unique way of solving it, involving some Social Engineering and the exploitation of a Cross-Site-Scripting vulnerability.

This also demonstrates how using the new javascript features can lead to a powerful XSS, conducting to a very effective phishing attack.
A Proof of Concept is now available.
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