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SMB Registry : Autologon

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains if the autologon feature is installed

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

Anyone can logon to the remote system.

Description :

This script acertains whether the autologon feature is enabled.
This feature permits an intruder to log into the remote host as
DefaultUserName with the password DefaultPassword.

Solution :

Delete the keys AutoAdminLogon and DefaultPassword under
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Window NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon

See also :

http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/techinfo/reskit/en-us/regentry/12315.asp

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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