You have been hired to do a penetration test on the W1R3S.inc individual server and report all findings. They have asked you to gain root access and find the flag (located in /root directory).
Difficulty to get a low privileged shell: Beginner/Intermediate
Difficulty to get privilege escalation: Beginner/Intermediate
About: This is a vulnerable Ubuntu box giving you somewhat of a real world scenario and reminds me of the OSCP labs.
If you need any hints, pointers or have questions feel free to email me: specterinthewires at gmail dot com
Virtual Machine: VMware Workstation