OverTheWire

OverTheWire: Bandit Level 7 → Level 8

Level Goal

Commands you may need to solve this level

> whatis grep
grep (1) - print lines that match patterns
> whatis sort
sort (1) - sort lines of text files
> whatis uniq
uniq (1) - report or omit repeated lines
> whatis strings
strings (1) - print the sequences of printable characters in files
> whatis base64
base64 (1) - base64 encode/decode data and print to standard output
> whatis tr
tr (1) - translate or delete characters
> whatis tar
tar (1) - an archiving utility
> whatis gzip
gzip (1) - compress or expand files
> whatis bzip2
bzip2 (1) - a block-sorting file compressor, v1.0.8
> whatis xxd
xxd (1) - make a hexdump or do the reverse.

Helpful Reading Material

Solution

View the contents of the current working directory

bandit7@bandit:~$ ls
data.txt
bandit7@bandit:~$ head -n 10 data.txt 
binning WnfnFPqkuhl2nwHBohzn2C4L5W0gwcLq
abuts v8PAwDdkGDdp5NsJ7ZFM5A7TJ5MkYDbm
fathead wBhCy0fqvbQdexz5kMKBtGoSWgXw7s0H
attacks 3GzwnGiZnBDdVuHivJk1pEfOOYu7uOTa
lopping H9hzviFp1QO4WF8EzcQNl5MDz5r1bzUC
tyrannosaurus WxtYXVar4sgInHp7YUpTzOjdUw1Ww0x8
reservists QDidoX6BN1MDTi0QwA6Vt82L9Rb64cm3
atrophy's mSpCwP9VgcGRn1SCD8R9bb9cPBl2yqkW
bolt's 726RB3lt2RmeCtbWEQ8lhUAxVBJfepy0
Klondikes wVh3ILxQAsKg8WNnFHp8GxtnSu213GbR
bandit7@bandit:~$ grep millionth data.txt 
millionth cvX2JJa4CFALtqS87jk27qwqGhBM9plV
> ssh bandit8@bandit.labs.overthewire.org -p 2220
This is a OverTheWire game server. More information on http://www.overthewire.org/wargames
bandit8@bandit.labs.overthewire.org's password: cvX2JJa4CFALtqS87jk27qwqGhBM9plV

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