Here’s a simple and fun vulnerable VM I completed in preparation for the OSCP.
It was ranked as beginner/intermediate with at least 2 paths to limited shell, and 3 paths to root.
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Here’s another easy VulnHub VM.
My goal this month is to increase the speed that I pop these boxes, in preparation for the OSCP.
I had already completed the first entry in the Basic Pentesting series by this author in about 20 minutes, and wanted to see if I could crack this one in under an hour as well. The author states that it is a “a moderate step up in difficulty” from the first.
Let’s dig in!
LazySysAdmin is another VulnHub CTF.
The description suggests you shouldn’t overthink this. The author states that it was built out of frustration from failing the OSCP exam and that you should be looking right “in front of you” for the answers.
The description intrigued me, as my main goal this month has been to increase the speed that I solve these VMs and reduce the time wasted in rabbit holes.
We will need this later for reverse shells and other fun.
Look for something in the netdiscover output with a MAC Vendor / Hostname of “VMWare.”
Found it, in my case it’s