Microsoft Windows Guest Account Belongs to a Group

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Synopsis :

The 'Guest' account has excessive privileges.

Description :

Using the supplied credentials, it is possible to determine that the
'Guest' user belongs to groups other than 'Guests' (RID 546) or
'Domain Guests' (RID 514). Guest users should not have any additional

Solution :

Edit the local or domain policy to restrict group membership for the
guest account.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Windows : User management

Nessus Plugin ID: 10907 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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