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In this challenge we will look at the basics of Unrealircd IRC server reconnaissance. Please start the lab and answer the following questions:
- What is the host name of the IRC server running on the target machine? Also grab the banner.
- Scan the target server with “ircsnapshot” tool and find out the server software name with version.
- Connect to IRC server using irssi client and answer the following questions:
- a. What is the version of the IRC server?
- b. What command can list all available/supported commands?
- c. What command can list channels?
- d. What command is used to switch/join a channel?
- e. What command is used to leave a channel?
- f. What command is used to switch to operator mode? Operator username is bobs and password is test@123321?
- This lab is dedicated to you! No other users are on this network :)
- Once you start the lab, you will have access to a root terminal of a Kali instance
- Your Kali has an interface with IP address 192.X.Y.Z. Run "ip addr" to know the values of X and Y.
- The Target machine should be located at the IP address 192.X.Y.3.
- Do not attack the gateway located at IP address 192.X.Y.1
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