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linux-security-pivoting-basics | Level: Easy | Total Lab Runs: 0 | Premium Lab |
In this pivoting challenge, the network architecture is as shown below:
Kali -----------> Target A -------------> Target B
A webapp is running on Target A. You have managed to get the following credentials for this webapp by using phishing.
- Username : robert
- Password : password1
- Login URL : http://<ip>/?/admin
Your mission is to get the flags kept in flagX.txt file on both Target A and Target B
- This lab is dedicated to you! No other users are on this network :)
- Once you start the lab, you will have access to a Kali GUI instance
- Your Kali has an interface with IP address 192.X.Y.Z. Run "ip addr" to know the values of X and Y.
- The Target A should be located at the IP address 192.X.Y.3.
- Once you compromise Target A, you should be able to use that as a pivot to exploit Target B
- Do not attack the gateway located at IP address 192.X.Y.1
- postgresql is not running by default so Metasploit may give you an error about this when starting
How to solve this?
- Metasploit is installed on the Kali instance you will get access to
- All exploitation can happen using manual exploitation methods, Hydra and third party tools
- You are free to use other tools line Nmap for enumeration
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