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MongoDB Server: Dictionary Attack

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In this challenge we will look at the dictionary attacks (MONGODB-CR) on MongoDB server. Please start the lab and answer the following questions:


  1. Find the credentials required to access database “flag”. Use nmap script with username list: /usr/share/nmap/nselib/data/usernames.lst and password dictionary: /usr/share/nmap/nselib/data/passwords.lst.
  2. Find the credentials required to access database “users”. Use mongodb_login module  with username list: /usr/share/wordlists/metasploit/unix_users.txt and password dictionary: /usr/share/wordlists/metasploit/unix_passwords.txt.
  3. Find the value stored in key “flag” in the document present in collection “flag” in database “flag”.
  4. Find the value stored in key “name” in the document present in collection “users” in database “users”.


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  • Once you start the lab, you will have access to a root terminal of a Kali 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 machine should be located at the IP address 192.X.Y.3. 
  • Do not attack the gateway located at IP address 192.X.Y.1

1. Find the value stored in the key flag which is in the collection flag in database named flag:

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