Ethereal
Ethereal
Ethereal 157
Ethereal
RETIRED MACHINE

Ethereal

Ethereal - Windows Windows
Ethereal - Insane Insane

4.6

MACHINE RATING

780

USER OWNS

726

SYSTEM OWNS

06/10/2018

RELEASED
Created by MinatoTW & egre55

Machine Synopsis

Ethereal is an "insane" difficulty machine, which showcases how DNS can be used to exfiltrate information from a system, and is applicable to many externally facing applications. It also features a very restrictive environment, which is made more hospitable by the use of the OpenSSL "LOLBIN". It highlights how malicious shortcut files can be used to move laterally and vertically within a system or network. Finally, it shows how an attacker would be able use trusted certificates to defeat a stringent application whitelisting configuration. Finally, it showcases techniques for creating and signing Windows Installer (MSI) files.

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