Cyber Range

Privilege Escalation Cyber Range

You will learn about sudo abuse, path injection attacks, and how to discover and remove sensitive information from Git repositories.

The labs

Train hands-on

  • Privilege Escalation – Git Secrets

    In this lab students will search a git repository for sensitive information such as passwords and then learn how to use git-filter-repo to remove said sensitive information. 

  • Privilege Escalation – Insecure Sudo

    This touches on the use of sudo to escalate to a root shell.By the end of this lab, a student will…have an understanding of escalating privileges using sudo.have an understanding of sudo user management

  • Privilege Escalation – Path Interception

    In this lab, students will learn how to identify, exploit, and finally mitigate a path injection vulnerability. By the end of this lab, a student will…1. Be able to identify code that allows for Path Injections.2. Be able to exploit said code to escalate from an unprivileged user to an administrator.3. Be able to implement a secure code solution.

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This has been utilized to bridge the skills gap across our cyber team and to aid them as they prepare for their various certifications. It also has provided a nice learning foundation for our various cyber team members to utilize as we continue to find ways for cross-utilization with operations while minimizing the downtime needed to ensure everyone’s knowledge is the same.

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