CyBRICS Quals 2019: Warmup (Web)


Just get the flag

In this challenge, the description provides a link and tells us to Just get the flag. Upon clicking the link, we are immediately redirected from to

Doing a quick ctrl-f for the flag format leaves us with no results. But what about the original page before redirection? We can prevent the redirection by simply using the curl command.

[email protected]:/vagrant$ curl | tail

  % Total    % Received % Xferd  Average Speed   Time    Time     Time  Current
                                 Dload  Upload   Total   Spent    Left  Speed
100  120k  100  120k    0     0   101k      0  0:00:01  0:00:01 --:--:--  102k

One has only been a Napoleon, nor any personage of that I lost my lessons, and not to leave me.<br/>
He would not entertain the idea of his soul.<br/>
And what if I hear any rumours, I’ll take it back in time,” struck him like a chicken in the stinking, dusty town air.<br/>
Such was the hundredth part of Russia on a line you won’t be angry with me at once whispered almost aloud to the pavement.<br/>
She was a lie at first?”<br/>
Dounia remembered her pale lips was full of people in it when we spoke of you at least!<br/>
For if Sonia has not gone off on the untouched veal, which was in great haste.<br/>
She gave me with their long manes, thick legs, and slow even pace, drawing along a perfect right to kill him as strange and shocking sight.<br/>
Here is your base64-encoded flag: Y3licmljc3s0YjY0NmM3OTg1ZmVjNjE4OWRhZGY4ODIyOTU1YjAzNH0=

Looks like that did the trick. Now we just need to base64 decode the string.

[email protected]:/vagrant$ echo 'Y3licmljc3s0YjY0NmM3OTg1ZmVjNjE4OWRhZGY4ODIyOTU1YjAzNH0=' | base64 -d


Flag: cybrics{4b646c7985fec6189dadf8822955b034}