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Mastering Kali Linux for Advanced Penetration Testing - Second Edition by Vijay Kumar Velu

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Escalating access rights in Active Directory

We have just explored how to escalate privileges within a system and how to grab the credentials over the network. Now let's utilize all the details that we have collected so far. And then we should be able to achieve the goal of penetration testing using the kill-chain methodology. In this section, we will escalate the privilege of a normal domain user to that of the domain administrator.

We identify the system that is connected to the domain and utilize our Empire PowerShell tool to escalate to the domain controller and dump all the username and password hashes:

You can harvest more information ...

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