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Family: Windows --> Category: infos

SMB Registry : missing winreg Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains if the winreg key is present

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

Everyone can access the remote registry.

Description :

The registry key HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SecurePipeServers\Winreg
is missing.

This key allows you to define what can be viewed in the registry by
non administrators.

Solution : install service pack 3 if not done already, and create
and create
Under this key, create the value 'Machine' as a REG_MULTI_SZ and
put in it what you allow to be browsed remotely.

See also :

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5

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