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Git Repo Mirroring
network-pentesting-git | Level: Easy | Total Lab Runs: 0 | Premium Lab |
Git is a distributed version control system for tracking changes in source code during software development. It is designed for coordinating work among programmers, but it can be used to track changes in any set of files.
A target machine is a web server running on it. By mistake, some of the git internal files were also present on the server and could be accessed by anyone.
Objective: Analyze the .git files answer the following questions:
Provide the name of the current branch (HEAD).
How many users had committed changes to the project?
Retrieve the flag present in one of the amended commit messages.
Retrieve the (alphanumeric) SECRET_KEY that was added to the project in one of the commits.
Retrieve the secret flag present in the SQLite3 database.
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Once you start the lab, you will have access to a Kali GUI instance.
Your Kali instance has an interface with IP address 192.X.Y.2. Run "ip a" to know the values of X and Y.
The target web server should be running on the machine having IP address 192.X.Y.3.
Do not attack the gateway located at IP address 192.X.Y.1
|1.||Provide the name of the current branch (HEAD).||
|2.||How many users had committed changes to the project?||
|3.||Retrieve the flag present in one of the amended commit messages.||
|4.||Retrieve the (alphanumeric) SECRET_KEY that was added to the project in one of the commits.||
|5.||Retrieve the secret flag present in the SQLite3 database.||
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