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Maintaining access V
persistence-maintaining-access | Level: Easy | Total Lab Runs: 0 | Premium Lab |
You are given SSH access on the target machine. The flag is not on the machine yet. Once the "wait" file present in the user's home directory is deleted, the real user will log into the systems and run some commands. The flag will be present in one of the commands. However, on the deletion of this file, the password will be changed, SSH will be restarted and all newly started processed will be killed.
Initial SSH Credentials
- Log all commands typed by the user and fetch the log to the attacker machine. Use a popular HTTP python server module for this.
- Retrieve the flag.
- This lab is dedicated to you! No other users are on this network :)
- 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 server should be located at the IP address 192.X.Y.3.
- Do not attack the gateway located at IP address 192.X.Y.1
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