Anyone should be capable of achieving the end result by determination and persistence.
The goal of the challenge is to achieve root level permissions on the host and generate a flag using the files in the /root directory. Breadcrumbs have been left in a few places to help you along.
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You managed to get root? Awesome. Share a screenshot of your privileges with us on Twitter @pentestlimited. The purpose of these challenges is to provide a playground for anyone interested to practice their skills.
We welcome people willing to do comprehensive write-ups on their blogs. However, please refrain from posting until the official solution has been released so as to keep potential spoilers away from others still working on it.
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The file can be loaded either into VMWare Player which is available as a free download here or Virtualbox available here. Ignore any messages you might receive about the system being unable to connect to a certain drive.
Once the VM is booted up, it should show you the IP address that was configured automatically by the VMware DHCP. This should be all the information you need to get started.