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Kali Linux CTF Blueprints by Cameron Buchanan

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Post-exploitation and pivoting

The concept of post-exploitation is a skill that few get to practice on a regular basis, but in engagements, it's a core task that needs to be performed in the limited margins around tests. Pivoting is a matter of knowledge of operating systems and protocols that allow the hacker to bounce from machine to machine. Both of these skills help a tester to work out the extent of a vulnerability and better understand and articulate the risk associated with it. Consequently, it's important for scenarios to be created for testers to develop them. This can be performed in numerous ways as shown in the following list:

  • The first example is providing a method of privilege escalation and making the flag only accessible to an administrative ...

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