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In this lab, a WebSocket based web application is running on the target server. The website is using secure WebSocket (Websocket over SSL) but without client authentication. Another client machine on the same network routinely connects to the application and exchanges some information.
As an attacker, you have already corrupted the ARP cache of the client machine and tempered the WebSocket URL in the HTTP response. So, instead of connecting to the target server, the client machine now tries to connect to a non-secure WebSocket server on your Kali machine on the same port.
Objective: Analyze the scenario and retrieve the flag!
- The web application can be accessed at "target-1".
- The client machne can be accessed at "target-2".
- websocat tool is available on the machine.
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