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A Kali GUI machine and a target machine running an MSSQL service are provided to you. The user will access the windows server deployed on http://demo.ine.local
Your task is to fingerprint the MSSQL service using the tools available on the Kali machine. Then, use the mssqlclient.py to connect to the remote MSSQL service and perform database user privilege escalation and gain the shell on the target machine.
Privilege Escalation Path: bob -> dbuser -> sa
Objective: Exploit the server and retrieve the flag!
The following username and password may be used to access the service:
- 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
The following activities are strictly prohibited on this website unless otherwise explicitly stated as allowed in the mission statement:
- Using automated scanners
- Using brute force attacks
- Denial of Service attacks
- Attacking other student machines in challenges where you might achieve a shell on the vulnerable system
- Attacking the lab infrastructure
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