Hack the Gibson VM (CTF Challenge)

It’s a boot2root challenge and it does not get over with getting root access. You have to find flag also. So let’s start.

First of all download lab from https://download.vulnhub.com/gibson/gibson.ova

Now open kali terminal and like always start with first step i.e. netdiscover


it shows all the hosts those are up in our network and from here we get our target ip.

Target IP:

As our target is all set we are going to scan it with nmap which will show all the open ports. In this case open ports are only two i.e. 22 and 80.

nmap –p- -A