Proteus: 1


  • Name: Proteus: 1
  • Date release: 7 Jun 2017



Proteus.ova

(Size: 779 MB)


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"A bacterium found in the intestines of animals and in the soil."

          Corporate Malware Validator.

An IT Company implemented a new malware analysis tool for their employees to scan potentially malicious files. This PoC could be a make or break for the company.

It is your task to find the bacterium.

Goal: Get root, and get flag... This VM was written in a manner that does not require wget http://exploit; gcc exploit.

NB: VMWare might complain about the .ovf specification. If this does come accross your path, click the retry button and all should be well.





  • Filename: Proteus.ova
  • File size: 779 MB
  • MD5: 961E676AC235B1F254462784C26A4B93
  • SHA1: DED378C2584B980D70A53C4EFA3CAE27C25E8B76


  • Format: Virtual Machine (Virtualbox - OVA)
  • Operating System: Linux


  • DHCP service: Enabled
  • IP address: Automatically assign