Ok, Say I wanted to root a box which we will call Rocky. Now Rocky has ftp, http, smtp and pop3 ports open and imap how would i got about accessing this server and gaining root. Lets also say its running a linux server shall we
(This isnt a "tell me how" post its a "Give me a nudge in the right direction" post)
umm everytime i use nmap it disconnects me until i restart...ive heard by many people that it's really good...i had to get a whole buncha different tools and havnt found a portscanner thats all that great yet please help -death11284
RE: Rooting a box
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Posted on 07-11-05 20:50
check out the versions of the serivices, and the version of the OS (in this case it would be the kernal version). i can think of several remote root exploits for those services off the top of my head.
If you're not authorized to do this and don't have local access, try the following nmap syntax: