HackTheBox – RedPanda

Hi everyone! This is a Linux machine that requires exploiting SSTI in a Java SpringFramework application via a search bar on the webpage for RCE and then initial access. For privilege escalation, we will need to emulate what group the user is in, discover a log file he/she has access to, use pspy to discover […]

HackTheBox – BountyHunter Write-up

Hi everyone! Today’s post is on BountyHunter, an easy GNU/Linux HackTheBox machine. This machine was released on 25 July 2021. This machine requires XML External Entities (XXE) with base64 + URL encoding of the whole XML, base64 filtering to leak file contents. Finally, a custom exploit is needed to exploit an eval() vulnerability in a […]