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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SMB Registry : permissions of keys that can change common paths

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the access rights of remote keys

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

Local users can gain SYSTEM rights.

Description :

Some SYSTEM registry keys can be written by non administrator.

These keys contain paths to common programs and DLLs. If a user
can change a path, then he may put a trojan program into another
location (say C:/temp) and point to it.

Solution :

Use regedt32 and set the permissions of this key to :

- admin group : Full Control
- system : Full Control
- everyone : Read

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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