Microsoft Windows SMB Registry : Winreg Registry Key Detection

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Synopsis :

Everyone can access the remote registry.

Description :

The registry key
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SecurePipeServers\Winreg is
missing.

This key allows you to define what can be viewed in the registry by
non administrators.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/library/cc749939.aspx

Solution :

Install Service Pack 3 (SP3) if not done already, and create the
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SecurePipeServers\Winreg\AllowedPaths
registry key. Under this key, create the value 'Machine' as a
REG_MULTI_SZ and put in it what you allow to be browsed remotely.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 10431 ()

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