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SMB Registry : permissions of keys that can change common paths Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the access rights of remote keys
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Local users can gain SYSTEM rights.
Some SYSTEM registry keys can be written by non administrator.
These keys contain paths to common programs and DLLs. If a user
can change a path, then he may put a trojan program into another
location (say C:/temp) and point to it.
Use regedt32 and set the permissions of this key to :
- admin group : Full Control
- system : Full Control
- everyone : Read
High / CVSS Base Score : 7
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