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Winreg registry key writeable by non-admins Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the permissions for the winreg key
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Local users can elevate their rights.
The key HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SecurePipeServers\winreg
is writeable by non-administrators.
The installation software of Microsoft Exchange sets this key to
a world-writeable mode.
Local users may use this misconfiguration to escalate their rights on
Microsoft has released a set of patches for the Windows NT, 2000 and XP :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7
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