Linux – information gathering (part 3)

2017-08-23 von admin

This is the third part of Linux – information gathering.

Log files

In log files you can found useful information, just take a short look at the files in the following directory:

ls -alh /var/log

A detailed explanation can be found here:

 

File System

The command „df“ reports file system disk space usage.

df -h

With the „mount“ command, you can check if there are any attached drives.

mount

Check if there are unused file systems.

cat /etc/fstab

Exploiting

The command „find“ will help to find installed development tools. With these tools, it is possible to exploit the current maschine.

find / -name python*

You can also search for „perl*“ or „gcc*“.

The following programms „wget“, „nc“, „ftp“ and „curl“ can help to transfer software to a maschine. You can find the software in the following way:

find / -name wget

 

Previous parts

Linux – information gathering (part 1)

Linux – information gathering (part 2)

Linux – information gathering (part 3)

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