Type your comment> @Konstant said:
Glad you liked it.
I think "Easy" and "Fast" are often mistaken...
In my opinion, easy means you don't need any advanced skills to complete the box.
Fast, well... you know.
It's been a couple of days now, and we have seen all sorts of reactions to Admirer.
We designed this box we a few things in mind:
* Attention to detail is crucial in pentesting.
* Enumeration should ALWAYS start from the very basic. …
Type your comment> @gverre said:
> Thx @polarbearer and @GibParadox ! Super fun box. Good recap and learning experience, especially for an easy box! Part of the rooting process was new for me!
Glad you enjoyed it!
I'm going to leave a couple of hints here...
1- There is absolutely no guesswork involved.
2- For user, attention to detail is key here. There are quite a few clues that should save you time.
3- It is meant to be an easy box. Think basics.
I believe all the resets are caused by people following a certain set of steps found in a popular website...
Those steps are NOT accurate in this case, and cause issues.
Before you follow them, take a minute to look around. You will see that some …
For user: just enumerate, enumerate and then enumerate some more. Because enumerating will also put you in the path to root.
For Root: It is easier than what you found online. Just look at a certain file you found. Understand how it…
Learnt something new from this box. Thanks @jkr !
Hints: The box name is a huge hint. Check permissions and read that specific file that has some interesting details.
Root: Quite easy. Once you get user, you will find another interesting …
VERY enjoyable box. Thank you @MrR3boot
User: This Mango is not really a mango... it's something more "known" to us. ;)
Root: Your usual enumeration should highlight your target.
Happy to help if anyone needs a hint.
Well, this was interesting...
I found the creds to the second shell before anything else, so I thought I could hit root directly... but Computer says no. So I had to go back and do it the way it is designed to be... damn it :P
Just finished it.
I don't think I would have put it in the easy category.
Obviously, once you get it done, the process looks fairly straight forward, but finding the way and the tools...
I did learn from it, tho, so thanking the creators is in orde…