Microsoft Windows SMB Registry Remotely Accessible

info Nessus Plugin ID 10400


Access the remote Windows Registry.


It was possible to access the remote Windows Registry using the login / password combination used for the Windows local checks (SMB tests).

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 10400

File Name: smb_registry_access.nasl

Version: 1.54

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 5/9/2000

Updated: 2/1/2022

Asset Inventory: true

Hardware Inventory: true

OS Identification: true

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/name, SMB/login, SMB/password, SMB/transport

Excluded KB Items: SMB/not_windows