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Description: Someone here has special powers... but who? And how!?
We start out with an ssh session to a computer.
Initially we don't see that much, other than the many users on the machine.
Going after the name of the challenge, I decided to go check the sudoers file, they may have gotten their "special powers" through there.
On first glance we dont see anything special, but I noticed the
#includedir line at the end.
The # in
#includedir does *not* mean its a comment, in the sudoers file includes are prefixed with a #.
It includes the /etc/sudoers.d directory, so lets check that out!
Going to the directory, the only file we find is a README.
And in that file a user, with sudo privilieges, and his password!
We can log in as this user now (
After logging in we type
sudo su to log in as the root user.
/root we see a
~sw1tchbl4d3, 31/07/2020 (dd/mm/yyyy)