what's new

What's new in Labtainers?

See the Labtainers release notes for details on additions and fixes to Labtainers.

April 2021

  • 2 new introductory software vulnerability labs: overrun and printf
  • Added sql-workbench to the db-access lab

March 2021

  • Moodle LMS support for bulk download of student submissions (See the Instructor Guide)
  • SIGCSE Symposium workshop guide for using and creating new Labtainers exercises.
  • Ten new web security labs using the OWASP framework, published as IModules.

February 2021

December 2020

  • Browser-based review of automated assessment results and artifacts from student labs.  (See the Instructor Guide).

October 2020

  • Run Labtainers using “Docker Desktop” for Windows or Mac, accessing a virtual desktop via a web browser.  (See Student Guide.)
  • Deploy Labtainers on cloud servers for remote access via a web browser (See https://github.com/mfthomps/Labtainers/blob/master/headless-lite/README.md) Note this is not a turn-key solution, it requires IT support and integration with local infrastructure.
  • A new “db-access” lab covering access control on a shared RDBMS per an information security policy
  • Addition of quizzes to help ensure students are prepared to perform the lab – see the db-access lab for an example.