Canape hackthebox Writeup

Hey pentesters! In this post blog post, I am gonna walk you through canape that is a medium linux machine from hackthebox. Summary The initial foothold on the box is based on python pickle injection that leads to remote code execution. Privilege escalation to user exploits a vulnerability in couchdb that can be leveraged to create a dummy user with _admin role.…

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Admirer : Hackthebox Walkthrough

Hi! This is Shreya Pohekar. And Today, its time for Admirer from hackthebox. So it was an "easy" rated machine, still, it needed a vigilant eye to make it through. Summary The initial foothold on the box required a lot of enumeration. The creators of the box really wanted to take a note of every detail. Getting the user required to have…

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How to get into information security

The internet is on a boom. Enterprises being small or large, and individuals have completely moved over to the virtual world. I get so intimidated by the fact that one just need a laptop and internet and you possess the power to transform the generations!! Internet provided us with endless capabilities but the greater the presence, greater is the security risk!! Why…

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Automatic backup of folder contents on Github

We generate enormous amount of data everyday working with virtual machines. Several file are so important that one cant afford to loose them. But what if, oneday you realize that you virtual machine has crashed due to some reason and all your data is gone forever. Seems like a nightmare that no-one wanna encounter. Most of us take file backup on github,…

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Blunder: Hackthebox Walkthrough

Hey all! In this blog post, we’ll be walking through blunder from hackthebox. Blunder is an easy level linux machine.   Summary The initial foothold on the box requires a bit of enumeration to find out the correct user who can login into CMS:- bludit. There is the file upload vulnerability on the cms that gets the initial shell on the box.…

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Waldo: Hackthebox walkthrough

Waldo is a medium linux machine from hackthebox. The initial foothold on the box is based on understanding a bunch of .php files that leads to sensitive file read such as the ssh private key. Once inside the box, linux enumeration depicts that there is a docker running. The user of the docker needs to be guessed to get successful entry to…

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