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SVG not supported 12:44pm Thu 26th Jan, Arran S.

Please see the posting here (https secure.csse.uwa.edu.au run help3007?p np opt B283).


Supplementary and deferred examinations for CITS3007, 2022 semester 2 (both)
12:43pm Thu 26th Jan final exam Arran S.
1 min later final exam Arran S.  O.P.

Project feedback
5:45pm Wed 30th Nov project Arran S.

 UWA week 43 (2nd semester, study break) ↓
Exam time limit
3:30pm Wed 26th Oct final exam Arran S.

project score (both)
10:21am Wed 26th Oct Pengcheng H.
5 hours later Arran S.

Marking of exam (both)
4:46pm Tue 25th Oct ANONYMOUS
53 mins later final exam Arran S.

Reminder - exam opens, 5pm Wed
5:30pm Mon 24th Oct final exam Arran S.

Lab 7 Solutions (both)
2:24pm Mon 24th Oct ANONYMOUS
2 hours later Arran S.

Mid Semester Question non-repudiation (both)
9:11am Mon 24th Oct tests and quizzes Joshua N.
8 hours later tests and quizzes Arran S.

 UWA week 42 (2nd semester, week 12) ↓
final exam (all 5)
7:21pm Fri 21st Oct ANONYMOUS
69 hours later Arran S.
4 days later Cameron L.
4 days later ANONYMOUS
4 days later Arran S.

Test Program Failing to run (both)
2:10pm Fri 21st Oct project Nicholas C.
98 mins later project Arran S.

Parse_record abort execution (all 3)
1:06pm Fri 21st Oct project ANONYMOUS
37 mins later project Arran S.
69 mins later project ANONYMOUS  O.P.

Consultations today
11:44am Fri 21st Oct the unit in general Arran S.

Assumptions in project + exit()/return() (both)
10:30am Fri 21st Oct Benjamin L.
36 mins later project Arran S.

Different output when running submission-checker vs compiling (all 6)
10:19pm Thu 20th Oct ANONYMOUS
7 mins later ANONYMOUS  O.P.
20 mins later ANONYMOUS  O.P.
12 hours later project Arran S.
14 hours later project ANONYMOUS  O.P.
15 hours later project Arran S.

is abort() exiting cleanly (all 4)
12:03pm Thu 20th Oct ANONYMOUS
2 hours later project Arran S.
23 hours later project ANONYMOUS  O.P.
23 hours later project Arran S.

editing curdle.h (both)
11:48am Thu 20th Oct ANONYMOUS
2 hours later project Arran S.

Coversheet needed for Project? (both)
9:55am Thu 20th Oct project Joshua N.
4 hours later project Arran S.

Project part 2 functions (both)
9:58pm Wed 19th Oct ANONYMOUS
16 hours later project Arran S.

mk_two_record_file seems incorrect? (both)
9:39pm Wed 19th Oct ANONYMOUS
38 hours later Arran S.

Project LeakSanitizer (all 4)
7:44pm Wed 19th Oct project Joshua N.
15 hours later project Lian R.
16 hours later project Joshua N.  O.P.
18 hours later project Arran S.

parse_record size (all 3)
6:50pm Wed 19th Oct ANONYMOUS
35 mins later project Arran S.
49 mins later project Arran S.

Project Part 2: Testing Error (all 4)
5:58pm Wed 19th Oct project ANONYMOUS
15 hours later project Joshua N.
20 hours later project Arran S.
20 hours later project Arran S.

Sample main.c for testing (both)
2:09pm Wed 19th Oct project Arran S.
23 mins later project Arran S.  O.P.

Tests contradictory (both)
2:04pm Wed 19th Oct Cameron L.
19 hours later project Joshua N.

about project part1 (both)
1:35pm Wed 19th Oct ANONYMOUS
20 mins later project Arran S.

project clarifications (both)
1:30pm Wed 19th Oct ANONYMOUS
19 mins later project Arran S.

submission checker usage (all 4)
10:34pm Tue 18th Oct ANONYMOUS
10 hours later project Arran S.
28 hours later project ANONYMOUS
39 hours later project Arran S.

Project curdle.h (both)
3:26pm Tue 18th Oct project Joshua N.
2 hours later project Arran S.

User assumptions (both)
12:30pm Tue 18th Oct project Vyvienne B.
34 mins later project Arran S.

Teaching feedback surveys available
10:47am Tue 18th Oct the unit in general Arran S.

Extra project information session tomorrow (Wed)
9:24am Tue 18th Oct project Arran S.

project submission (both)
7:29am Tue 18th Oct project Zijian C.
91 mins later project Arran S.

Finding Score file (both)
11:01pm Mon 17th Oct project ANONYMOUS
9 hours later project Arran S.

Can we assume the scores-file is correctly constructed initially? (all 4)
3:07pm Mon 17th Oct project Gihad C.
35 mins later project Arran S.
68 hours later project ANONYMOUS
71 hours later project Arran S.

player_name & message parameter (all 3)
10:55am Mon 17th Oct project Joshua N.
37 mins later project Arran S.
28 hours later project Joshua N.  O.P.

 UWA week 41 (2nd semester, week 11) ↓
submission-checker (all 3)
9:27pm Sun 16th Oct ANONYMOUS
13 hours later project Arran S.
40 hours later Arran S.

project - uid, seteuid() (both)
4:01pm Sat 15th Oct project ANONYMOUS
42 hours later project Arran S.

Project deadline extension and extra session (both)
3:15pm Sat 15th Oct project Arran S.
43 hours later project Arran S.  O.P.

Mid-semester marks and solutions
5:53pm Fri 14th Oct tests and quizzes Arran S.

CVE exploit description; error handling
5:02pm Thu 13th Oct project Arran S.

answers.txt which url (both)
2:37pm Thu 13th Oct ANONYMOUS
2 hours later project Arran S.

Project part 1 answering style (all 3)
1:15pm Thu 13th Oct Rajat M.
3 hours later project Arran S.
3 hours later project Rajat M.  O.P.

Project Questions Regarding Writing to File (all 3)
12:45pm Thu 13th Oct ANONYMOUS
1 min later ANONYMOUS  O.P.
4 hours later project Arran S.

Integer Overflow Project (all 4)
2:01pm Tue 11th Oct project Joshua N.
50 hours later project Arran S.
9 days later project Benny H.
9 days later project Arran S.

Project Error Handling (all 7)
1:50pm Tue 11th Oct project Joshua N.
50 hours later project Arran S.
71 hours later project Joshua N.  O.P.
76 hours later project Arran S.
76 hours later project Arran S.
5 days later project Joshua N.  O.P.
5 days later project Arran S.

Unable to connect host using remote window (all 3)
9:13am Tue 11th Oct software tips and hacks ANONYMOUS
3 mins later software tips and hacks ANONYMOUS  O.P.
54 hours later software tips and hacks Arran S.

Project clarifications/revisions merged
3:58pm Mon 10th Oct project Arran S.

Labs this week
11:10am Mon 10th Oct labs Arran S.

Project submission checker + rubric
10:43am Mon 10th Oct project Arran S.

 UWA week 40 (2nd semester, week 10) ↓
Poject Questions (both)
2:14am Sun 9th Oct ANONYMOUS
32 hours later project Arran S.

Project Part 2 - Clarification (both)
6:08pm Sat 8th Oct project ANONYMOUS
40 hours later Arran S.

Make Test (both)
3:25pm Sat 8th Oct project ANONYMOUS
42 hours later project Arran S.

Lecture cancelled, will record replacement (all 5)
8:29am Fri 7th Oct lectures Arran S.
102 mins later lectures Joshua N.
5 days later lectures ANONYMOUS
5 days later lectures Joshua N.
6 days later lectures Arran S.  O.P.

scores file example (both)
12:42pm Thu 6th Oct project Amandeep AS.
45 mins later Arran S.

Project tests (all 3)
12:24pm Thu 6th Oct project Joshua N.
76 mins later project Arran S.
21 hours later project Joshua N.  O.P.

Code in the report (both)
10:21am Thu 6th Oct project ANONYMOUS
64 mins later Arran S.

adjust_score signature (all 3)
10:37am Tue 4th Oct project Joshua N.
2 hours later project Arran S.
22 hours later project Joshua N.  O.P.

Clarifications of project spec (all 5)
1:37pm Mon 3rd Oct project Arran S.
64 mins later project Arran S.  O.P.
20 hours later project Cameron L.
23 hours later project Arran S.  O.P.
7 days later project Arran S.  O.P.

Report Structure (all 3)
10:59am Mon 3rd Oct project ANONYMOUS
33 mins later Arran S.
34 mins later ANONYMOUS  O.P.

 UWA week 39 (2nd semester, week 9) ↓
Score file clarification (all 4)
4:26pm Sun 2nd Oct project ANONYMOUS
18 hours later project Arran S.
18 hours later project ANONYMOUS  O.P.
19 hours later project Arran S.

CVSS score (both)
1:49pm Fri 30th Sep Haoxuan L.
4 hours later project Arran S.

Project "answers.txt" (all 4)
8:50am Fri 30th Sep project Joshua N.
3 hours later project Arran S.
34 hours later project ANONYMOUS
73 hours later project Arran S.

Project Scope (both)
11:58am Wed 28th Sep project ANONYMOUS
29 mins later project Arran S.

Mid-semester marks (both)
11:38am Wed 28th Sep tests and quizzes Arran S.
16 days later tests and quizzes ANONYMOUS

Project spec available
11:35am Wed 28th Sep project Arran S.

Lab07 (both)
2:15pm Tue 27th Sep labs Joshua N.
21 hours later labs Arran S.

Online lab - Santiago unavailable
10:08am Tue 27th Sep labs Arran S.

 UWA week 38 (2nd semester, week 8) ↓
Exam date finalized
12:35pm Fri 23rd Sep final exam Arran S.

Lecture recording failure
12:00pm Fri 23rd Sep lectures Arran S.

Assignment Release Date (all 5)
10:03am Wed 21st Sep project Cameron L.
7 hours later Arran S.
25 hours later Cameron L.  O.P.
7 days later ANONYMOUS
7 days later Arran S.

Participants requested for survey
11:50am Tue 20th Sep Arran S.

"Capture the flag" event starting this Friday
11:16am Tue 20th Sep Arran S.

This week's lab - material on static and dynamic libraries
10:38am Tue 20th Sep labs Arran S.

Lab06 - Section 1.2 (both)
7:13pm Mon 19th Sep labs Joshua N.
15 hours later labs Arran S.

 UWA week 37 (2nd semester, week 7) ↓
Test closes at 5pm
4:40pm Thu 15th Sep tests and quizzes Arran S.

Test opens today at 5pm, due 5pm tomorrow
4:00pm Wed 14th Sep tests and quizzes Arran S.

Lab 05 | Section 2.3 - crash output? (all 3)
4:42pm Tue 13th Sep labs Joshua N.
16 hours later labs Arran S.
21 hours later labs Joshua N.  O.P.

Feedback survey - closing tomorrow
3:45pm Tue 13th Sep Arran S.

Lab05 vim config command not working (both)
11:57am Tue 13th Sep labs Joshua N.
107 mins later labs Arran S.

Test reminder
1:05pm Mon 12th Sep tests and quizzes Arran S.

 UWA week 36 (2nd semester, mid-semester break) ↓
For any C experts - "Integers in C" quiz
10:33am Wed 7th Sep the C language Arran S.

23-year-old vulnerability discovered in cURL
10:27am Wed 7th Sep trivia Arran S.

Lab 4 (week 6) solutions and hints (both)
9:17am Tue 6th Sep labs Arran S.
8 days later labs Daniel S.

Testable/examinable material
8:59am Tue 6th Sep tests and quizzes Arran S.

 UWA week 35 (2nd semester, week 6) ↓
Feedback survey
1:57pm Fri 2nd Sep Arran S.

Lab04 saved eip typo in hints
3:22pm Thu 1st Sep labs Daniel S.

Install zsh BEFORE symlinking sh to zsh
11:42am Wed 31st Aug labs Daniel S.

Viewing binary files
10:42am Wed 31st Aug labs Daniel S.

Lab04 - Section 3.2 Stuck (all 4)
8:25pm Tue 30th Aug labs Joshua N.
20 hours later labs Joshua N.  O.P.
4 days later labs Joshua N.  O.P.
5 days later labs Arran S.

Overcoming ASLR
4:08pm Tue 30th Aug trivia Arran S.

Buffer overflow lab hints
1:06pm Tue 30th Aug labs Arran S.

Lab04 - can't write to exploit.py? (all 14)
3:32pm Mon 29th Aug labs Joshua N.
5 mins later Joshua N.  O.P.
38 mins later Arran S.
62 mins later Joshua N.  O.P.
74 mins later Joshua N.  O.P.
78 mins later Joshua N.  O.P.
87 mins later Arran S.
2 hours later Joshua N.  O.P.
19 hours later Arran S.
25 hours later Joshua N.  O.P.
25 hours later Joshua N.  O.P.
26 hours later Arran S.
49 hours later Joshua N.  O.P.
6 days later Arran S.

Labs this week - VirtualBox needed, GitPod not sufficient
2:04pm Mon 29th Aug labs Arran S.

 UWA week 34 (2nd semester, week 5) ↓
Drop-in office hours today
2:18pm Fri 26th Aug Arran S.

Feedback survey next week
1:51pm Fri 26th Aug Arran S.

Exam date
1:36pm Fri 26th Aug final exam Arran S.

MAC on lectern computers
12:46pm Fri 26th Aug trivia Arran S.

Lab3 hints (both)
10:24am Wed 24th Aug labs Daniel S.
23 mins later Daniel S.  O.P.

Music-based denial of service
10:33am Mon 22nd Aug trivia Arran S.

 UWA week 33 (2nd semester, week 4) ↓
Quiz marks and solutions released
2:18pm Wed 17th Aug tests and quizzes Arran S.

LMS Quiz - Difference between char[] type and char[12] (all 3)
3:17pm Mon 15th Aug the C language ANONYMOUS
17 hours later ANONYMOUS
20 hours later Arran S.

 UWA week 32 (2nd semester, week 3) ↓
Quiz reminder and quiz results/answers
1:11pm Fri 12th Aug tests and quizzes Arran S.

Reminder - no labs next week (week 4)
1:06pm Fri 12th Aug labs Arran S.

Wednesday 8am lab to be discontinued (both)
12:05pm Fri 12th Aug labs Arran S.
57 mins later Arran S.  O.P.

Week 3 quiz is available (all 4)
1:49pm Wed 10th Aug tests and quizzes Arran S.
53 secs later Arran S.  O.P.
104 mins later ANONYMOUS
2 hours later Arran S.  O.P.

Ubuntu on UTM on M1 Macbook (all 5)
12:40pm Wed 10th Aug software tips and hacks Fung O.
3 mins later Fung O.  O.P.
74 mins later Arran S.
19 days later Daniel S.
20 days later Daniel S.

vim tips (and a nice vimrc) (all 3)
11:15am Wed 10th Aug software tips and hacks Daniel S.
24 hours later Arran S.
28 hours later Daniel S.  O.P.

git lecture slides (both)
10:15am Wed 10th Aug Daniel S.
29 mins later Daniel S.  O.P.

Data type sizes
9:16am Wed 10th Aug the C language Daniel S.

Week 2 lecture recording on the way; quiz postponed by 1 day (both)
9:42am Mon 8th Aug Arran S.
33 hours later Arran S.  O.P.

 UWA week 31 (2nd semester, week 2) ↓
5/8 Lecture missing? (all 4)
1:21pm Sat 6th Aug lectures ANONYMOUS
3 hours later Zach M.
30 hours later ANONYMOUS
44 hours later Arran S.

Hopefully solved: VirtualBox doesn't have access to wifi
6:01pm Fri 5th Aug software tips and hacks Arran S.

Generic Apline316 could not be found (all 5)
10:45pm Thu 4th Aug ANONYMOUS
10 hours later Arran S.
11 hours later ANONYMOUS  O.P.
12 hours later ANONYMOUS  O.P.
13 hours later Arran S.

Activities next week (week 3)
11:52am Thu 4th Aug tests and quizzes Arran S.

VM networking issues
11:44am Thu 4th Aug Arran S.

WSL2 Incompatibility with VirtualBox resolved (both)
7:19pm Wed 3rd Aug Ryan W.
14 hours later Arran S.

Vagrant up command fails (all 5)
3:18pm Tue 2nd Aug ANONYMOUS
19 hours later Arran S.
44 hours later Arran S.
72 hours later ANONYMOUS  O.P.
72 hours later Arran S.

Fix to "git push" commands in lab 1
11:58am Tue 2nd Aug Arran S.

VirtualBox doesn't have access to wifi (all 8)
7:59pm Mon 1st Aug software tips and hacks ANONYMOUS
14 hours later Arran S.
15 hours later ANONYMOUS  O.P.
15 hours later Arran S.
15 hours later Ryan W.
15 hours later Arran S.
63 hours later Arran S.
93 hours later Arran S.

Classes this week
10:15am Mon 1st Aug Arran S.

 UWA week 30 (2nd semester, week 1) ↓
Computer Science Discord
9:31pm Fri 29th Jul ANONYMOUS

Subverting compilers with custom plugins
3:36pm Fri 29th Jul trivia Arran S.

Homograph attacks
2:43pm Fri 29th Jul trivia Arran S.

Notes from week 1 lecture
2:04pm Fri 29th Jul Arran S.

Lecture tomorrow
2:49pm Thu 28th Jul Arran S.

 UWA week 29 (mid-year break) ↓
Written work and getting help from the UWA library
4:04pm Thu 21st Jul Arran S.

Welcome to Secure Coding
12:38pm Wed 20th Jul Arran S.

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