OverTheWire: Bandit Level 0 to Level 1

OverTheWire: Bandit Level 0 to Level 1

2020, Jun 13    

Level Goal

The password for the next level is stored in a file called readme located in the home directory. Use this password to log into bandit1 using SSH. Whenever you find a password for a level, use SSH (on port 2220) to log into that level and continue the game.

Commands you may need to solve this level

ls, cd, cat, file, du, find


Walk Through

  1. Connect via ssh:

ssh [email protected] -p 2220

The password is: bandit0

  1. List the files in your home directory. (ls command)

  2. Read the readme file that contains the next level’s password. (cat command)


  1. Password for the next level: boJ9jbbUNNfktd78OOpsqOltutMc3MY1