To find out the arbitration IDs and the corresponding message data and positional bytes for all the actions in GearGoat using CaringCaribou.


Step 0: To install Caring Caribou:

  1. Clone the repository and run the installation file:
git clone
cd caringcaribou/
sudo python3 install

Return back to the previous location and run the following:

cd ..
printf "[default]\ninterface = socketcan\nchannel = vcan0" > $HOME/.canrc

More info here:- CaringCaribou

Step 1: The GearGoat setup will look something like this with terminal in background and the GearGoat window marked on top.

Step 2: We will explore the reverse engineering capabilities of “CaringCaribou” using “GearGoat”. We will try to figure out the Arbitration IDs of the actions we performed in the simulator.

First we will scan for unique Arbitration IDs in the network using the “listener” module.

Command: listener -h

Command: listener -r

For more information click here.

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Tamil has a great interest in the fields of Cyber Security, OSINT, and CTF projects. Currently, he is deeply involved in researching and publishing various security tools with Kali Linux Tutorials, which is quite fascinating.

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