EkoPartyCTF – Leak

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EkoPartyCTF – Leak

EkoParty CTF 2020 Git 1

Prompt

Exact prompt has been forgotten. Linked to this GitHub repo

Solution

This solution was quite obscure, as I approached this challenge in a github mindset, not a ctf::misc one. In light of this, I solved the second challenge first 😛

When I got on to solving this one, it took me several runs through the full commit history of the repo before seeing this:

$ git log -p

...

commit c21dbf5185a4dbdb5b2bd2f3d1d3b266c3a2271e
Author: Matías A. Ré Medina <aereal@gmail.com>
Date:   Fri Sep 11 13:03:19 2020 -0400

    oops

...

diff --git a/.ssh/id_rsa.pub b/.ssh/id_rsa.pub
deleted file mode 100644
index 3cf8765..0000000
--- a/.ssh/id_rsa.pub
+++ /dev/null
@@ -1 +0,0 @@
-ssh-rsa AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAAADAQABAAABgQDRKS8bh5B2ctUxrS0JsrlYmw/pJPOr7N3BRtdrdswXu7An
oxohsNX7D6gPt5oHb3Map2XMSqj3ukDrBWgL/qfiCfU4g5Fc1J4QkedDTiDq2+YeanaLgKyPqrvrg+lZwOIhf
NXSliaxKI+YqgEy+n8s4ZhPGQYbpPjxDW/2ubn7iz60G+Px7q6BVvmRZlHe2IWylmG1WagL3pHFsJ83UyfgyF
dvPqYoDkjVK+/+E4IGXaKXwHst2sVC+6DEU1YF3jJXFqeunY+Q3/dgxWXIbF7qpYGGJusEziHzjPX7Kwk4t1a
W+afbREt7aDchx7KM/hDP/CBOYntwVA5qOG9L2rr6hbTTVMIqQxn2WAXtcBgc4Od4kMNAQt/8cvFsciApJ6RS
++FPIwx8gJJCe/OZYdRl19/Fv+j9xi7dIiET4SqCUPz3nionKvMjvPvrd/42P9xw+niY+3gJEtIZjMb66Let+
GuUew68bjz2DRlJSOtSNzP/MspNtUa5bY/4bmUMAHc= ekoparty-deploy@RUtPezc0NGFkN2ZlOGU2Y2U1Z
Tg4NWFkMjRlZWYyNDNiMWZkMTFkMGZiN2V9

That computer hostname does not look normal at all… Let’s use Cyber Chef to turn that into ASCII

EKO{744ad7fe8e6ce5e885ad24eef243b1fd11d0fb7e}

~ Lyell Read

 

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