This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is,
therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :
- A security downgrade vulnerability exists in Kerberos
due to improper handling of password change requests.
A man-in-the-middle attacker can exploit this to cause
the authentication protocol to fall back to the NT LAN
Manager (NTLM) authentication protocol, resulting in a
bypass of Kerberos authentication. (CVE-2016-3237)
- An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in
Windows Netlogon due to a failure to properly establish
secure communications to a domain controller. A local
attacker who has access to a domain-joined machine that
points to a domain controller running either Windows
Server 2012 or 2012 R2 can exploit this vulnerability
to gain elevated privileges via a specially crafted
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7,
2008 R2, 2012, 8.1, RT 8.1, 2012 R2, and 10.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : true