On the shoulders of giants, this presentation will take a deep dive into the Dalvik Virtual Machine’s JIT implementation and how it can be used and abused to execute shellcode. We will additionally take a cursory look at the JIT compiler introduced in Android Nougat, and whether or not the same techniques can be applied. Also discussed are the tools that were created in order to assist in tracing through and deconstructing the JIT compilation internals.
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