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SMB Registry : permissions of keys that can lead to admin Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the access rights of a remote key

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

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

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.

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7

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