In this video walk-through, we covered Linux Privilege Escalation through navigating through configuration and history files. This was part of Linux PrivEsc Room.

If a user accidentally types their password on the command line instead of into a password prompt, it may get recorded in a history file.

Config files often contain passwords in plaintext or other reversible formats.

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