Preload is an easy machine by my friend avijneyam from the HackMyVM platform. There are only two exploits one need to understand to get to the root of the machine. Also, there are error messages in the web app that help us proceed forward. If you like my writeups, please consider tipping me in Ko-fi. … Read more
Area51 is an easy machine built on the recent 0-day vulnerability of the Log4j utility. This is one of the vulnerabilities that had a lot of impacts worldwide and affected many enterprises. I also like to extend a huge thanks to the author bitc0de for this. The machine is fairly simple once we get the foothold. So, let’s start the writeup.
Earth is a CTF machine from Vulnhub created by SirFlash. This is the third machine from his series “The Planets” and the previous machine “Venus” was equally great. As the author said, the difficulty is subjective to the experience. And, for me, I had to take hints for the root privilege escalation. The machine works well on VirtualBox.