[Hack The Box] [Starting Point] [Tier 0] Meow

TASK 1

What does the acronym VM stand for?

Virtual Machine

TASK 2

What tool do we use to interact with the operating system in order to issue commands via the command line, such as the one to start our VPN connection? It’s also known as a console or shell.

terminal

TASK 3

What service do we use to form our VPN connection into HTB labs?

openvpn

TASK 4

What is the abbreviated name for a ‘tunnel interface’ in the output of your VPN boot-up sequence output?

tun

TASK 5

What tool do we use to test our connection to the target with an ICMP echo request?

ping

TASK 6

What is the name of the most common tool for finding open ports on a target?

nmap

TASK 7

What service do we identify on port 23/tcp during our scans?

telnet

TASK 8

What username is able to log into the target over telnet with a blank password?

root

SUBMIT FLAG

try yourself

Some typical important accounts have self-explanatory names, such as:


Note:

ping

cat

ls

nmap -sV ip

telnet ip