How To Install GDB Peda?

Posted by Suraj Singh on January 09, 2019 · 3 mins read
Hello readers,

Welcome Again. Today, I am going to show you How to Install GDB Peda Extension Quickly.
So, Let's Start With little bit of Basic Knowledge Sharing

Q. What is GDB?

Ans. GDB stands For GNU Debugger. It's an Open Source Command Line Based Debugger That Comes Pre-Installed In Most Linux Distribution. Its Really Very Easy To Use And Also Very Powerful. Come On Try It Once.

You Can Also Check, Alternate Option Radare2 Here.

And For GDB tutorial, Click Here

Q. What is Peda?

Ans. Peda Is Like A Extension Or Add-on For Gdb Debugger That help in Doing Many Process Easily, It also Adds Color and More Good Looking Command Line Based Interface Features That Makes GDB more user readersly. It Also Adds, Custom Command And Functionality And much More. Peda is Written In Python. Just Try it!

Q List of Custom Commands?

    aslr -- Show/set ASLR setting of GDB
checksec -- Check for various security options of binary
dumpargs -- Display arguments passed to a function when stopped at a call instruction
dumprop -- Dump all ROP gadgets in specific memory range
elfheader -- Get headers information from debugged ELF file
elfsymbol -- Get non-debugging symbol information from an ELF file
lookup -- Search for all addresses/references to addresses which belong to a memory range
patch -- Patch memory start at an address with string/hexstring/int
pattern -- Generate, search, or write a cyclic pattern to memory
procinfo -- Display various info from /proc/pid/
pshow -- Show various PEDA options and other settings
pset -- Set various PEDA options and other settings
readelf -- Get headers information from an ELF file
ropgadget -- Get common ROP gadgets of binary or library
ropsearch -- Search for ROP gadgets in memory
searchmem|find -- Search for a pattern in memory; support regex search
shellcode -- Generate or download common shellcodes.
skeleton -- Generate python exploit code template
vmmap -- Get virtual mapping address ranges of section(s) in debugged process
xormem -- XOR a memory region with a key

Q How To Install It? 

git clone ~/peda
echo "source ~/peda/" >> ~/.gdbinit
echo "DONE! debug your program with gdb and enjoy"