plaidCTF 2014 - freya (misc250)

For PlaidCTF2014, Eindbazen and fail0verflow joined forces as 0xffa, the Final Fail Alliance.
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This challenge is part of the misc category:

Misc (200 pts)
We've traveled back far, but this protocol looks familiar...
Our reconnaissance team did a great job, they got us a data capture
from the currently running systems and a private key
from the server (shell.woo.pctf which resolves to
Take  a look at the traffic our reconnaissance team picked up, and see if you
can get access to The Plague's server, at

with the following four files:

  • freya.pcapng
  • freya_cert.pem
  • freya_priv.pem
  • password

The task is pretty simple - somehow get access to shell.woo.pctf, probably by using ssh.