Before performing the following steps make sure you have a remote shell created from your target machine (any shell should work including those dumb ones)!

The biggest issue that can be faced while having a remote shell on your TryHackMe, HackTheBox or any other target machine is that those reverse…

Kioptrix Level 3 is a comparatively challenging machine in comparison to Level 1 and 2. This machine focuses on completely different skill sets than on what the earlier levels did.

There are mainly two method to gain initial access to the machine. …

The actual exploitation of Kioptrix Level 2 is really easy only if you go through proper enumeration and analyzing everything that you have. Gaining access to the machine is really simple but the main fun begins after that while escalating your privileges.

So, let’s begin!

Initial Enumeration

For enumeration, we can get…


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