Bandit Level 6
The password for the next level is stored somewhere on the server and has all of the following properties: - owned by user bandit7 - owned by group bandit6 - 33 bytes in size
Commands you may need to solve this level
ls, cd, cat, file, du, find, grep
Helpful Reading Material
This time the file is not in the
home directory but “somewhere” on the server.
I went into the
root directory with
cd / and did a search to meet the given specifications.
bandit6@melinda:/$ find . -size 33c -group bandit6 -user bandit7 | grep bandit7
Among a lot of Permission Denied errors, I saw a highlighted
That file had the password for Level 7.
bandit6@melinda:/$ cat ./var/lib/dpkg/info/bandit7.password
Edit: Yay! Got a nicer one line method to do this.
cat `find . -size 33c -group bandit6 -user bandit7 2>/dev/null`
2>/dev/null does is, it redirects all standard errors like
No such file or directory and
Permission denied to
null acts as a special device which discards all information written to it. Thus we only get the one required file as output which I sent as input to
cat to see its contents.
Level 7 password:
Bandit Level 5