Microsoft Windows SMB Guessable User Credentials

high Nessus Plugin ID 10404

Synopsis

Credentials for the remote Windows host can be discovered.

Description

This script attempts to log into the remote host using several login / password combinations.

Solution

Have the affected user(s) choose a good password.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 10404

File Name: smb_login_as_users.nasl

Version: 1.63

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 5/10/2000

Updated: 4/27/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-1999-0504

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/name

Excluded KB Items: SMB/any_login, global_settings/supplied_logins_only

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/1/1999

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Microsoft Windows Authenticated Powershell Command Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0504, CVE-1999-0506