In this walk through, we will be going through the Linux Backdoors room from Tryhackme. In this room, we will learn all the different techniques used to backdoor a Linux machine. So, let’s get started without any delay.
Table of Contents
Task 1 – Introduction
Task 2 – SSH Backdoors
Question 1 – In what directory do we place our keys ?
Question 2 – What flag in ssh do we use to show our private key?
Task 3 – PHP Backdoors
Question 1 – You understand what a PHP Backdoor is
Task 4 – CronJob Backdoors
Question 1 – What does the letter “m” mean in cronjobs?
Question 2 – What does the letter “h” mean in cronjobs?
Task 5 – .bashrc Backdoors
Task 6 – pam_unix.so Backdoors
Question 1 – I understand the art of linux backdoors!
Question 2 – Finish The Room!
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So that was “Linux Backdoors” for you. We learned all the different techniques used to backdoor a Linux machine. We started off with SSH backdoors, then moved to PHP and CronJob backdoors. At last, took a dive into .bashrc and pam_unix.so backdoors and complete the room. On that note, i would take your leave and will meet you in next one. Till then, “Happy hacking”.