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CompTIA PenTest+: Local Host Vulnerabilities

CompTIA PenTest+: Local Host Vulnerabilities


Overview/Description
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Overview/Description

Discover how to conduct penetration testing against specific local host operating systems, with an emphasis on Windows and Linux systems. This course can be used as part of the preparation for the PT0-001: CompTIA PenTest+ certification exam. You will learn how to recognize OS vulnerabilities, describe service and protocol configurations, and classify additional host-based exploits. As you delve into the topics, you will consider host-based and sandbox exploits and default account setting vulnerabilities. As a review exercise, you will list the five steps of a Linux privilege escalation exploit, name four protocol misconfiguration attack vectors, and name four features of securely encrypted enclaves.



Expected Duration (hours)
0.6

Lesson Objectives

CompTIA PenTest+: Local Host Vulnerabilities

  • recognize host OS vulnerabilities
  • describe service and protocol configurations
  • define Linux privilege escalation
  • specify Windows privilege escalation
  • classify additional host-based exploits
  • recognize account setting vulnerabilities
  • describe escape exploits
  • describe local host exploits
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    Expertise Level
    Intermediate