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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SMB Registry : permissions of keys that can lead to admin

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the access rights of a remote key

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

Local users can gain administrator rights.

Description :

The following keys contain the name of the program that shall be started
when the computer starts. The users who have the right to modify them can
easily make the admin run a trojan program which will give them admin
rights.

Solution :

Use regedt32 and set the permissions of this key to :

- Admin group : Full Control
- System : Full Control
- Everyone : Read

Make sure that 'Power Users' do not have any special privilege for this key.

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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