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Linux Misconfiguration Assessment -- Intermediate Linux Misconfiguration Assessment -- Intermediate

This challenge is designed to give people an introduction to a CCDC like environment. The machine has several misconfigurations that are similar to the ones carried out in the CCDC infrastructure, but made for beginners. 

Due to the large download size (>1 GB), please use the following link for the lab's virtual machine image:




  • Challenge Type: Incident Response
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Time Required: 60 Minutes
  • Keywords: Netcat, Unix tools, Filesystems, Hexadecimal, Bash, Apache, Intrusion Detection
  • Author: Sean McConnell
  • Organization: RC3