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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SMB shares access

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Gets the list of remote accessible shares

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

It is possible to access a network share.

Description :

The remote has one or many Windows shares that can be accessed
through the Network with the given credentials.
Depending on the share rights, it may permit a possible hacker to
read/write confidential data.

Solution :

To restrict access under Windows, open the explorer, do a right
click on each shares, go to the 'sharing' tab, and click on
'permissions'

Network Security Threat Level:

None

Networks Security ID: 8026

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

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