Offensive Mobile Application Exploitation

Dinesh Shetty & Prateek Gianchandani | July 22-23 & July 24-25



Overview

Course Outline
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Part 1 - iOS Exploitation
  • Module 1 : Getting Started with iOS Pentesting
  • iOS security model
  • App Signing, Sandboxing and Provisioning
  • Setting up XCode 8
  • Changes in iOS 10
  • Primer to iOS 10 security
  • Exploring the iOS filesystem
  • Intro to Objective-C and Swift
  • What's new in Swift 3 ?
  • Setting up the pentesting environment
  • Jailbreaking your device
  • Cydia, Mobile Substrate
  • Getting started with Damn Vulnerable iOS app
  • Binary analysis
  • Finding shared libraries
  • Checking for PIE, ARC
  • Decrypting ipa files
  • Self signing IPA files

Module 2 : Static and Dynamic Analysis of iOS Apps
  • Static Analysis of iOS applications
  • Dumping class information
  • Insecure local data storage
  • Dumping Keychain
  • Finding url schemes
  • Dynamic Analysis of iOS applications
  • Cycript basics
  • Advanced Runtime Manipulation using Cycript
  • Method Swizzling
  • GDB basic usage
  • Modifying ARM registers

Module 3 : Exploiting iOS Applications
  • Exploiting iOS applications
  • Broken Cryptography
  • Side channel data leakage
  • Sensitive information disclosure
  • Exploiting URL schemes
  • Client side injection
  • Bypassing jailbreak, piracy checks
  • Inspecting Network traffic
  • Traffic interception over HTTP, HTTPs
  • Manipulating network traffic
  • Bypassing SSL pinning


Module 4 : Reversing iOS Apps
  • Introduction to Hopper
  • Disassembling methods
  • Modifying assembly instructions
  • Patching App Binary
  • Logify

Module 5 : Securing iOS Apps
  • Securing iOS applications
  • Where to look for vulnerabilities in code?
  • Code obfuscation techniques
  • Piracy/Jailbreak checks
  • iMAS, Encrypted Core Data

Part 2 - Android Exploitation

Module 1
  • Why Android
  • Intro to Android
  • Android Security Architecture
  • Android application structure
  • Signing Android applications
  • ADB – Non Root
  • Rooting Android devices
  • ADB - Rooted
  • Understanding Android file system
  • Permission Model Flaws

Module 2
  • Understanding Android Components
  • Introducing Android Emulator
  • Introducing Android AVD

Module 3
  • Proxying Android Traffic
  • Reverse Engineering for Android Apps
  • Smali Labs for Android
  • Dex Analysis and Obfuscation
  • Android App Hooking

Module 4
  • Attack Surfaces for Android applications
  • Exploiting Local Storage
  • Exploiting Weak Cryptography
  • Exploiting Side Channel Data Leakage
  • Root Detection and Bypass
  • Exploiting Weak Authorization mechanism
  • Identifying and Exploiting flawed Broadcast Receivers
  • Identifying and Exploiting flawed Intents
  • Identifying and Exploiting Vulnerable Activity Components
  • Exploiting Backup and Debuggable apps
  • Dynamic Analysis for Android Apps
  • Analysing Proguard, DexGuard and other Obfuscation Techniques

Module 5
  • Exploitation using Drozer
  • Automated source code analysis
  • Exploiting Android embedded applications

Who Should Take this Course

This course is for penetration testers, mobile developers or anyone keen to learn mobile application security

Student Requirements

The course covers topics ranging from beginners to advance topics. Basic Linux skills is the only requirement for the course.

What Students Should Bring

  • 25+ GB free hard disk space
  • 4+ GB RAM
  • VMware player installed on the machine
  • Latest version of Android SDK. To make sure the setup is right, follow all the steps on https://github.com/dineshshetty/Android-InsecureBankv2/blob/master/Usage%20Guide.pdf
  • A jailbroken iPhone/iPad/iPod for iOS testing running iOS 9.0+ is necessary for the iOS hands-on modules
  • If you are using a Mac machine, also download and install the latest version of Xcode.
  • Administrative access on the system
  • External USB access allowed

What Students Will Be Provided With

  • Printed course material and slides for the 2-day class including additional bonus sections
  • Huge list of good reads and articles for learning mobile application security
  • Source code for vulnerable applications
  • Custom VM for hands-on pentesting

Trainers

Dinesh leads the Mobile Security Testing Center of Excellence at Security Innovation. He has performed innumerable penetration tests on Web, Mobile and VoIP technologies - however his core area of expertise is Mobile and Embedded application pentesting and exploitation. He is an accomplished author and speaker, and his research has been published in multiple security zines and sites like Packet Storm, Exploit-DB, PenTest Magazine, SecurityXploded, ClubHACK Magazine, and Exploit-Id amongst others. Dinesh is a Hall of Fame member of Apple, Adobe, and Barracuda Networks for his identification and responsible disclosure of critical security vulnerabilities in their products, web sites, and web services. Dinesh Shetty has previously presented his work at security conferences around Europe, Boston, New York, Australia, India and a bunch of Middle East countries, and continues to enhance his knowledge by undergoing security trainings and certifications around the world. He maintains an open source intentionally vulnerable Android application called InsecureBankv2 for use by developers and security enthusiasts. He has presented and trained at many international conferences including Defcon, Blackhat, Brucon, Appsec USA, OWASP Sydney, etc Twitter: https://twitter.com/din3zh LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dineshshetty1

Prateek Gianchandani, an OWASP member and contributor is currently leading the mobile security team at Cognosec. He has performed a number of penetration tests on mobile and web applications and even developed a lot of applications for the App Store. His core focus area is iOS application pentesting and exploitation. He is also the author of the open source vulnerable application named Damn Vulnerable iOS app. He has presented and trained at many international conferences including Defcon, Blackhat USA, Brucon, Hack in paris, Phdays, Appsec USA etc. In his free time, he blogs at http://highaltitudehacks.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/prateekg147 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/prateekgianchandani