Tags: coding python3 


After extracting the ZIP file provided, we get 2 `.txt` files: `RULES.txt` and a file with weird symbols. The contents of `RULES.txt` are not completely clear but they seem to be some instructions on traversing a path and storing some characters in a `FLAG` string using a stack.

Since `RULES.txt` indicates that the weird characters represent some kind of labyrinth, we can proceed to rename the text file containing them to `maze.txt`. Moving on, we notice that the `$` character is supposed to represent the start of the path. However, there are several of these in our maze. Therefore, we guessed that there were several strings hidden in the maze, and we assumed that one of them would be the flag.

Given the flag format for the CTF, `{FLG:<flag>}`, we wrote a Python script to find the flag.

Original writeup (https://github.com/SababaSec/ctf-writeups/tree/master/2019/Reply-Cyber-Security-Challenge/CODING/Jumpyrinth).