Unix 25

This exercise is one of our challenges to help you learn more about Unix/Linux

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This challenge focuses on the `sudo` command, which allows users to run commands with the privileges of another user, typically root. You will start by logging in with the provided credentials and using the `sudo -l` command to list the permissible actions for the current user. The output will indicate that you can run `/bin/bash` as the user `victim`.

By executing `sudo -u victim /bin/bash`, you will switch to the victim user and be able to run commands as them. The objective is to access the `key.txt` file located in the victim user's home directory, demonstrating how privilege escalation can be achieved through `sudo` when configured incorrectly.

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