3 May 2020
Quick RunChallenge Source: VirSecCon2020
Challenge Category: Scripting
This challenge contained a zip file with 30 QR codes inside.
There is a tool called zbarimg that can process QR codes via command line.
Just checking the first file:
We can guess that if this is a character in the flag, it is likely an ASCII encoded character. We can check a table:
We know flags in this competition begin with an L, so this is probably decimal encoded rather than hex encoded.
One option is just to use zbarimg to go through all the files in the directory and match the characters to the table, but - in the spirit of the category - to completely automate the process via a python script:
Tags: VirSecCon, ctf, scripting