Vulnhub BBS (cute): 1 Walkthrough

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Described as an "Easy to Intermediate" boot2root, the description states:  "Really technical machine, if you are ready for certifications it will be a good tool to test yourself. You will find a very rare final exploit technique, which you have hardly seen before!

I've said this a ton of times, it's all a matter of perspective.  In my opinion, this challenge is easy.  Entry is quick and root is even quicker.

We kick off with Nmap:

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Vulnhub Cewlkid: 1 Walkthrough

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The description states:  "An intermediate boot2root. The name is a hint. The start is CTF but the end is real world and worth the effort. Created in Virtualbox. Goal: Get the root flag.

Let me start off by saying that there's an unintentional way of rooting this box, unavoidable, in fact, and unfortunate.  It does not diminish the fun but the longer and intended route has more twists and turns.  This is the long way and the intended route.

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Vulnhub Nully Cybersecurity: 1 -- First Flag Only

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First, let me start off by saying that this only takes you through the first flag because the next flag takes you off the CTF box and onto the Internet.  Call me a prude but I'm not attacking a public facing IP address.  I wish they would have done this with Docker or some other container technology because it could have been self contained. 

That being said, the first part was a lot of fun.  I'll take you through to the pivot and then you can decide whether or not to move forward.

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