HackTheBox – DevOops – XXE Injection & Git Repo Enumeration

PenTest.WS demonstration hacking the DevOops machine from HackTheBox.eu. This video demonstrates using an XXE Injection vulnerability to pull sensitive files off a remote server. The privilege escalation is to search through a git repository to find root’s private ssh key.

2:26 – Web page extension enumeration
5:21 – XML fuzzing
7:49 – XXE Injection
10:53 – Stealing an SSH key
14:19 – Searching a Git repo
17:53 – Extracting root’s SSH key

HackTheBox – Sunday – Brute Forcing

PenTest.WS demonstration hacking the Sunday machine from HackTheBox.eu. This video includes brute forcing the finger and ssh services. John the Ripper is used to brute force a password. Privilege escalation is to use sudo and the wget command to read & write protected files.

2:14 – Downloading the corncob word list
4:18 – Brute forcing the finger service with a custom bash script
8:12 – Brute forcing ssh using hydra
12:02 – John the Ripper brute forcing a shadow.bak file
15:05 – sudo & the wget command for privilege escalation

HackTheBox – Falafel – PTWS Shells Library & Credentials Database

PenTest.WS demonstration hacking the Falafel machine from HackTheBox.eu. This video includes using the Shells Library for quick reverse shells. It also demonstrates using the Credentials Database to track usernames and passwords.

2:00 – Global Service Notes
2:43 – SQLMap
6:37 – PHP Magic Hashes
9:40 – WGet Vulnerability
14:30 – Reverse Shell
16:42 – Privilege Escalation