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SMB Registry : value of SFCDisable

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the value of SFCDisable

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

Local users have full rights on the remote host.

Description :

The registry key
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\WinLogon\SFCDisable has its
value set to a value other than 0 or 4.

Any value other than 0 or 4 disables the Windows File Protection,
which permits any user on the remote host to view / modify any file
he wants.

This probably means that this host has been compromised.

Solution :

Set the value of this key to 0. You should reinstall this host

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/ntbugtraq/2000-q2/0296.html
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q222473/

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) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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