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hpr2138 :: Hack the Box with Bandit

NYbill talks about a Linux 'War Game' called Bandit.

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Hosted by NYbill on 2016-10-12 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
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NYbill talks about a Linux ‘War Game’ called Bandit.

https://overthewire.org/wargames/bandit/


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Comment #1 posted on 2016-10-25 06:29:02 by Krayon

Good fun!

NYBill, Thanks for the episode, I always love these little games. This one is indeed focused at beginners but can still be a bit of fun. I only just started trying it out so I'm only up to level 16. Haven't come across any challenge yet except the constant password typing :P I created an extremely over-engineered lil' bashrc to ease typing a bit. With it, once you've got the password, you simply type: sshnext And then paste the password. It copies itself each level to ensure only people of your level can screw with your stuff and to give you a working directory if you need one. One need only (as bandit0) choose a base name for the directories (CHANGE_ME here) and create the directory /tmp/CHANGE_ME.bandit0/ and the file /tmp/CHANGE_ME.bandit0/.bashrc, containing: set -o vi echo "Setting aliases" alias rot13='tr "[a-mn-zA-MN-Z]" "[n-za-mN-ZA-M]"' # In bash >= 3, BASH_SOURCE will tell us who we are medir="${BASH_SOURCE%/*}" dbase="${medir%.*}" wd="${dbase}.${USER}" game="${USER//[0-9]/}" curr="${USER//[a-z]/}" last="$((${curr} - 1))" next="$((${curr} + 1))" unext="${game}${next}" dlast="${dbase}.${game}${last}" # Create this file as the new user [ ! -d "${wd}" ] && { cp -a "${dlast}" "${wd}" && echo "Created ${wd}" } unset medir base game curr last next dlast echo "Working Directory: \$wd == ${wd}" function sshnext() { global wd unext ssh -t \ -o "UserKnownHostsFile /dev/null" \ -o "StrictHostKeyChecking no" \ ${unext}@localhost \ bash --rcfile "${wd}/.bashrc" \ -i }

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