Microsoft Windows SMB Guest Account Local User Access

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Synopsis :

It is possible to log into the remote host.

Description :

The remote host is running one of the Microsoft Windows operating
systems or the SAMBA daemon. It was possible to log into it as a guest
user using a random account.

Solution :

In the group policy change the setting for 'Network access: Sharing
and security model for local accounts' from 'Guest only - local users
authenticate as Guest' to 'Classic - local users authenticate as
themselves'. Disable the Guest account if applicable.

If the SAMBA daemon is running, double-check the SAMBA configuration
around guest user access and disable guest access if appropriate

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 26919 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0505

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