Recap of Last Lesson: Went over finding files by their extension types and very briefly went over I/O operators.
Find the password to the next level
- The password for the next level is stored somewhere on the server
- Has the following properties: – owned by user bandit7 – owned by group bandit6 – 33 bytes in size
Recap of Last Lesson: We logged into the overthewire Bandit 2 after reading the file “readme” located in the /home/bandit1 directory.
Objective: Find the password to the next level
- Password is in a file named ‘spaces in this filename‘
- file is located in the home directory
Background: What is Overthewire.org? It’s essentially a bunch of virtual machines you connect to for learning and exercising your mind. It starts off simple with basic operation familiarization and ramps up from to full blown exploitation and cryptography in the higher levels. Buckle up, this is gonna be a fun ride.