Network Share Discovery (Windows)


Adversaries may look for folders and drives shared on remote systems as a means of identifying sources of information to gather as a precursor for Collection and to identify potential systems of interest for Lateral Movement. Networks often contain shared network drives and folders that enable users to access file directories on various systems across a network.

Products, Sensors, and Dependencies

ProductDependenciesData sourceAccess requiredProtocolData CollectedNotes
Tenable Vulnerability ManagementAdvanced Network ScanWindows machinesAuthenicated ScanSMBWindows sharesPlugin ID: 60119


Microsoft Windows SMB Share Permissions Enumeration

Attack Path Technique Details

Framework: MITRE ATT&CK

Family: Discovery

Platform: Windows

Tenable Release Date: 2022 Q2