Minty Candycane - Holiday Hack Trail#
Objective: Get Access to the Steam Tunnels
Hi! I'm Minty Candycane!
I just LOVE this old game!
I found it on a 5 1/4" floppy in the attic.
You should give it a go!
If you get stuck at all, check out this year's talks.
One is about web application penetration testing.
Good luck, and don't get dysentery!
Start by looking at the HTML source code for some hints about each difficulty level.
To solve the challenge on 'easy' start the game, click on
easy, then click on
buy (no need to make any changes to your inventory), change the
distance parameter in the URL to whatever value covers the remaining distance, and press
On the next screen the
distance value should have decreased.
Now press the
Solving the challenge on 'medium' really isn't all that different. Instead of manipulating the
distance in the URL we now change the
distance value in the HTML body. Click on
medium, then click the
buy button, open up your browser's developer tools, and edit the value of the input tag named
- Easy: change the
distanceparameter in the URL.
- Medium: change the
distancevalue in the HTML body.
You made it - congrats!
Have you played with the key grinder in my room? Check it out!
It turns out: if you have a good image of a key, you can physically copy it.
Maybe you'll see someone hopping around with a key here on campus.