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SMB Registry : permissions of HKLM Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the access rights of a remote key

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

System settings are writable by non admin.

Descirption :

The registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE is writeable by users who
are not in the admin group.

This allows these users to create a lot of keys on that machine,
thus they can probably to get admin easily.

Such a configuration probably means that the system has been

Solution :

use regedt32 and set the permissions of this key to :

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

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7

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