Another day, another challenge…
Today’s blog post we will solve a problem in the PicoCTF challenge.
After logging into the CTF, and clicking on the “Internet Kitties” challenge we’re presented with the following:
Reading the description, really doesn’t give a lot of clues. Clicking on the hints tab we see:
OK, so we need to use the netcat command. On the right side of the panel we’re presented with a command prompt. After logging in we have the following:
Executing the help command (nc -h) in the command prompt we see:
The first line we see is how to connect to a server. Maybe we can use this to solve the challenge?
Looking at the challenge again we have the host name and port.
Let’s try it and see what we get:
We found the flag! Entering the flag we scored 10 points!