Shellcode injection through Netcat (Intro to Assembly module)

Hey everyone, I’ve been stuck on the ‘Shellcoding Tools’ section of Intro to Assembly language for two days.
Here’s the challenge: The above server simulates an exploitable server you can execute shellcodes on. Use one of the tools to generate a shellcode that prints the content of ‘/flag.txt’, then connect to the sever with “nc SERVER_IP PORT” to send the shellcode.

I’ve tried this many different ways. I generated shellcode with msfvenom, from one of the websites provided, and tried an example from the module.

I’ve tried pasting the code into the nc session, piping it from a compiled binary (alone, with cat, and with echo) and have tried redirects.

I’m not sure what I could be missing here. Every attempt results in “Failed to run shellcode!”
Thanks in advance :slight_smile:

Hey There! You can use the shellcraft cat() function as an alternative. I was too stuck here for long.

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Hello. DId you solve this? i am stuck here and i am lost.

personally i’ve generated the shellcode through msfvenom, then ran it in the nc interactive session by pasting it. then the flag shows up in your nc session.