Quaoar Virtual Machine – Walkthrough

23Introduction

"Quaoar" is a "Boot2Root" VM originally created for the Hackfest 2016 CTF. It aims to train your computer security skills. You just have to launch the Virtual Machine, and then find a way to get root ! This VM is in free access on Vulnhub.

We just ping the IP adress given by the VM to ensure everything is alright.

$ ping -c 3 192.168.56.101
PING 192.168.56.101 (192.168.56.101) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from 192.168.56.101: icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.275 ms
64 bytes from 192.168.56.101: icmp_seq=2 ttl=64 time=0.438 ms
64 bytes from 192.168.56.101: icmp_seq=3 ttl=64 time=0.265 ms

--- 192.168.56.101 ping statistics ---
3 packets transmitted, 3 received, 0% packet loss, time 2039ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 0.265/0.326/0.438/0.079 ms

And.. Let's go!