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This package contains scripts that display info about files in different formats and find gadgets to build ROPs chains for different architectures (x86/x86_64, ARM/ARM64, MIPS, PowerPC). For disassembly ropper uses the Capstone Framework.

Installed size: 402 KB
How to install: sudo apt install ropper

  • python3
  • python3-capstone
  • python3-filebytes
  • python3-pkg-resources
root@kali:~# ropper -h
usage: ropper [-h] [--help-examples] [-v] [--console] [-f <file> [<file> ...]]
              [-r] [-a <arch>] [--section <section>] [--string [<string>]]
              [--hex] [--asm [<asm> [H|S|R] ...]] [--disasm <opcode>]
              [--disassemble-address <address:length>] [-i] [-e] [--imagebase]
              [-c] [-s] [-S] [--imports] [--symbols] [--set <option>]
              [--unset <option>] [-I <imagebase>] [-p] [-j <reg>]
              [--stack-pivot] [--inst-count <n bytes>] [--search <regex>]
              [--quality <quality>] [--opcode <opcode>]
              [--instructions <instructions>] [--type <type>] [--detailed]
              [--all] [--cfg-only] [--chain <generator>] [-b <badbytes>]
              [--nocolor] [--clear-cache] [--no-load] [--analyse <quality>]
              [--semantic constraint] [--count-of-findings <count of gadgets>]

You can use ropper to display information about binary files in different file formats
    and you can search for gadgets to build rop chains for different architectures

supported filetypes:

supported architectures:
  x86 [x86]
  x86_64 [x86_64]
  ARM64 [ARM64]
  PowerPC [PPC, PPC64]

available rop chain generators:
  execve (execve[=<cmd>], default /bin/sh) [Linux x86, x86_64]
  mprotect  (mprotect address=0xdeadbeef size=0x10000) [Linux x86, x86_64]
  virtualprotect (virtualprotect address=0xdeadbeef) [Windows x86]

  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  --help-examples       Print examples
  -v, --version         Print version
  --console             Starts interactive commandline
  -f <file> [<file> ...], --file <file> [<file> ...]
                        The file to load
  -r, --raw             Loads the file as raw file
  -a <arch>, --arch <arch>
                        The architecture of the loaded file
  --section <section>   The data of the this section should be printed
  --string [<string>]   Looks for the string <string> in all data sections
  --hex                 Prints the selected sections in a hex format
  --asm [<asm> [H|S|R] ...]
                        A string to assemble and a format of the output
                        (H=HEX, S=STRING, R=RAW, default: H)
  --disasm <opcode>     Opcode to disassemble (e.g. ffe4, 89c8c3, ...)
  --disassemble-address <address:length>
                        Disassembles instruction at address <address>
                        (0x12345678:L3). The count of instructions to
                        disassemble can be specified (0x....:L...)
  -i, --info            Shows file header [ELF/PE/Mach-O]
  -e                    Shows EntryPoint
  --imagebase           Shows ImageBase [ELF/PE/Mach-O]
  -c, --dllcharacteristics
                        Shows DllCharacteristics [PE]
  -s, --sections        Shows file sections [ELF/PE/Mach-O]
  -S, --segments        Shows file segments [ELF/Mach-O]
  --imports             Shows imports [ELF/PE]
  --symbols             Shows symbols [ELF]
  --set <option>        Sets options. Available options: aslr nx
  --unset <option>      Unsets options. Available options: aslr nx
  -I <imagebase>        Uses this imagebase for gadgets
  -p, --ppr             Searches for 'pop reg; pop reg; ret' instructions
                        [only x86/x86_64]
  -j <reg>, --jmp <reg>
                        Searches for 'jmp reg' instructions (-j reg[,reg...])
                        [only x86/x86_64]
  --stack-pivot         Prints all stack pivot gadgets
  --inst-count <n bytes>
                        Specifies the max count of instructions in a gadget
                        (default: 6)
  --search <regex>      Searches for gadgets
  --quality <quality>   The quality for gadgets which are found by search (1 =
  --opcode <opcode>     Searches for opcodes (e.g. ffe4 or ffe? or ff??)
  --instructions <instructions>
                        Searches for instructions (e.g. "jmp esp", "pop eax;
  --type <type>         Sets the type of gadgets [rop, jop, sys, all]
                        (default: all)
  --detailed            Prints gadgets more detailed
  --all                 Does not remove duplicate gadgets
  --cfg-only            Filters out gadgets which fail the Microsoft CFG
                        check. Only for PE files which are compiled with CFG
                        check enabled (check DllCharachteristics) [PE]
  --chain <generator>   Generates a ropchain [generator parameter=value[
  -b <badbytes>, --badbytes <badbytes>
                        Set bytes which should not contains in gadgets
  --nocolor             Disables colored output
  --clear-cache         Clears the cache
  --no-load             Don't load the gadgets automatically when start the
                        console (--console)
  --analyse <quality>   just used for the implementation of semantic search
  --semantic constraint
                        semantic search for gadgets
  --count-of-findings <count of gadgets>
                        Max count of gadgets which will be printed with
                        semantic search (0 = undefined, default: 5)
  --single              No multiple processes are used for gadget scanning

Updated on: 2022-Nov-18