MS02-003: WinReg Remote Registry Key Manipulation (316056)

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

Local users can elevate their privileges.

Description :

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 could use this misconfiguration to escalate their
privileges on this host.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for the Windows NT, 2000 and

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 11309 ()

Bugtraq ID: 4053

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0049

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now