Re: Reverse Shell?
From: Hal Vaughan (hal_at_thresholddigital.com)
To: email@example.com Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2005 11:09:46 -0400
On Monday 11 July 2005 10:50 am, Clive Menzies wrote:
> On (11/07/05 09:29), Jacob S wrote:
> > Hello list,
> > Does anyone know of a way to do a reverse shell over ssh? Let me explain
> > what I am trying to do.
> > I have a friend that I'm helping upgrade Debian on their desktop. This
> > friend is not very computer literate - even in Windows. So they're
> > having a problem that I need to troubleshoot, but they're behind a
> > firewall so I can't ssh into their computer.
It's not a shell, but I've done it with TightVNC. My client was on an XP
system, behind a firewall, where he knew NOTHING of the firewall policies or
IP address. I'm on Linux, behind my own firewall. This is more or less OS
independent, as long as TightVNC works on the OSs you are using. Since I
could not get through his firewall, he ran TightVNC server, then added my IP
address as a client. My firewall was set to forward that port to my
workstation, I had TightVNC Client running AND listening on my workstation,
and as soon as he said he had entered my IP addy, I got a window in KDE of
his desktop and could do what I wanted.
So if other suggestions don't work, if he has X running and you do too, or
you're on Win32, you can use TightVNC.
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