Level 13

There is a security check that prevents the program from continuing execution if the user invoking it does not match a specific user id.

To do this level, log in as the level13 account with the password level13. Files for this level can be found in /home/flag13.

Source code

#include <stdlib.h>
#include <unistd.h>
#include <stdio.h>
#include <sys/types.h>
#include <string.h>

#define FAKEUID 1000

int main(int argc, char **argv, char **envp)
  int c;
  char token[256];

  if(getuid() != FAKEUID) {
      printf("Security failure detected. UID %d started us, we expect %d\n", getuid(), FAKEUID);
      printf("The system administrators will be notified of this violation\n");

  // snip, sorry :)

  printf("your token is %s\n", token);