Vulnerability Researcher at Margin Research
Let's play Mario Kart!
With over 37 million copies sold, Mario Kart Wii is the most popular Nintendo Wii game. This talk presents a remotely-exploitable bug on Mario Kart Wii.
We will go through the process of analyzing the network protocol to find a bug, then we will see how to set up a debugging environment to find the root cause of a crash and finally, we will write a working exploit targeting every versions of the game.
José-Alexandre Mayan is a vulnerability researcher at Margin Research. Before that, he worked for a few years on exotic targets including connected vehicles and biometric devices.
He spends most of his week-ends playing CTF. He uses this experience to select and coach the French national team for the yearly European Cyber Security Challenge.