HackMyVM Connection Walkthrough

by Vince
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The description for this one states:  "Nice and easy VM ;)"

This is a beginner friendly box and it can be conquered in a few short steps.  There's a website that can help, GTFOBins.  If you're not familiar with this site, it will help you escalate privileges with misconfigured binaries. 

Kicking off with Nmap:

Exposed Samba might have something to offer. 

Looking for shares:

We find a share that's pointing to the web directory, we upload a shell. 

We hit the shell from the browser:

We catch the shell, clean up our connection and search for binaries with misconfigured binaries:

Using GTFOBins, we attempt to privilege escalate:

We are successful. 

One last thing to do:

That's a wrap.