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WMI: WMImplant

windows-service-exploitation-wmi | Level: Easy  | Total Lab Runs: 0 | Premium Lab

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A Windows attacker machine (Windows Server 2012) and a target machine running a WMI server are provided to you. 

Your task is to discover the target host and fingerprint the WMI service using the windows machine's tools and then use the WMImplant Powershell script to exploit the target.

WMImplant is an agentless post-exploitation RAT PowerShell script. It could perform:

  • Create, Start, or stop a process. 
  • List of all running processes. 
  • Power off, the reboot target machine
  • Get a listing of all files within a directory. 
  • Read a file's contents.
  • Execute Powershell scripts
  • etc

The following username and password may be used to access the service:


Objective: Exploit the WMI service and dump administrator NTLM hash then find the flag.


  • You can check the IP address of the machine by running "ipconfig" command on the command prompt i.e cmd.exe
  • Do not attack the gateway located at IP address
  • All the tools are planed in "C:\tools\"

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