Microsoft Windows SMB Shares Access

info Nessus Plugin ID 10396
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It is possible to access a network share.


The remote has one or more Windows shares that can be accessed through the network with the given credentials.

Depending on the share rights, it may allow an attacker to read / write confidential data.


To restrict access under Windows, open Explorer, do a right click on each share, go to the 'sharing' tab, and click on 'permissions'.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 10396

File Name: smb_accessible_shares.nasl

Version: 1.83

Type: combined

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 5/9/2000

Updated: 10/4/2021

Dependencies: netbios_name_get.nasl, smb_login.nasl, smb_enum_shares.nasl, smb_login_as_users.nasl, smb_sid2user.nasl, smb_sid2localuser.nasl, smb_samr_user_enum.nasl

Vulnerability Information