Pwn2Own Vancouver 2023 – Day 3 Summary
The third day of Pwn2Own Vancouver 2023 has seen awards $195,000, bringing the total awarded to $1035,000
- Kyle Zeng from ASU SEFCOM used a double free bug to exploit Ubuntu Desktop. He earns $30,000 and 3 Master of Pwn points.
- Thomas Imbert from Synacktiv used a UAF against Microsoft Windows 11. They earn $30,000 and 3 Master of Pwn points.
- Mingi Cho of Theori used a UAF against Ubuntu Desktop. They earn $30,000 and 3 Master of Pwn points.
- STAR Labs used an uninitialized variable and UAF against VMWare Workstation. They earn $80,000 and 8 Master of Pwn points.
- Bien Pham of Qrious Security successfully targeted Ubuntu Desktop, but the exploit was previously known. They still earn $15,000 and 1.5 Master of Pwn points.
Only failure waa that STAR Labs was unable to get their exploit of Microsoft Teams working within the time allotted.
That’s a wrap for Pwn2Own Vancouver! Contestants disclosed 27 unique zero-days and won a combined $1,035,000 (and a car)! Congratulations to the Masters of Pwn, Synacktiv (@Synacktiv), for their huge success and hard work! They earned 53 points, $530,000, and a Tesla Model 3.