We covered Linux Privilege Escalation through enumerating NFS shares and using kernel exploits as part of LinuxPrivEsc room from TryHackMe.

Files created via NFS inherit the remote user’s ID. If the user is root, and root squashing is enabled, the ID will instead be set to the “nobody” user.

Kernel exploits can leave the system in an unstable state, which is why you should only run them as a last resort.

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What is the name of the option that disables root squashing?

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