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Maintaining Access: SharPersist
windows-maintaining-access-basics | Level: Easy | Total Lab Runs: 0 | Premium Lab |
A Kali GUI machine and a target machine running a vulnerable server are provided to you. The IP address of the target machine is provided in a text file named target placed on the Desktop of the Kali machine (/root/Desktop/target).
Your task is to fingerprint the application using the tools available on the Kali machine and exploit the application using the appropriate Metasploit module.
Then use SharPersist for maintaining access to the target machine.
- SharPersist is a Windows persistence toolkit written in C#
- It can create/modify the scheduled tasks, registries for persistence access on the target machine.
- Written by Brett Hawkins (@h4wkst3r)
Objective: Exploit the application and maintain access using SharPersist.
- Your Kali machine has an interface with IP address 10.10.X.Y. Run “ip addr” to know the values of X and Y.
- The IP address of the target machine is mentioned in the file “/root/Desktop/target”
- Do not attack the gateway located at IP address 192.V.W.1 and 10.10.X.1
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