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Windows: MSBuild Shellcode Execution
windows-exploitation-pentesting | Level: Easy | Total Lab Runs: 0 | Premium Lab |
A Kali GUI machine and a target machine running a WinRM server are provided to you. The IP address of the target machine is provided in a text file named target placed on the Desktop of the Kali machine (/root/Desktop/target).
Your task is to fingerprint the WinRM service using the tools available on the Kali machine. Then, use the Linux Powershell i.e "pwsh" to connect the WinRM service and gain the meterpreter session with the help of MSBuild utility to execute CSharp shellcode.
The following username and password may be used to access the service:
Objective: Exploit the WinRM service and gain the meterpreter session using MSBuild.
- Your Kali machine has an interface with IP address 10.10.X.Y. Run “ip addr” to know the values of X and Y.
- The IP address of the target machine is mentioned in the file “/root/Desktop/target”
- Do not attack the gateway located at IP address 192.V.W.1 and 10.10.X.1
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