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Here we have a vulnerable Linux host with configuration weaknesses rather than purposely vulnerable software versions (well at the time of release anyway!)
The host is based upon Ubuntu Server 12.04 and is fully patched as of early September 2012. The details are as follows:
MD5 Hash of Vulnix.7z: 0bf19d11836f72d22f30bf52cd585757
Download Vulnix from HERE -
The goal; boot up, find the IP, hack away and obtain the trophy hidden away in /root by any means you wish – excluding the actual hacking of the vmdk
Free free to contact me with any questions/comments using the comments section below.