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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SMB Registry : Do not show the last user name

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the value of a remote key

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

It is possible to know last logged user name.

Description :

The registry key HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\WinLogon\DontDisplayLastUserName
is not set to 1.

It means that users who attempt to log in locally will see the name
of the last user who logged in successfully in this computer on the
screen.

Solution :

Use regedt32 and set the value of this key to 1

Network Security Threat Level:

None

Networks Security ID:

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

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