Microsoft Windows SMB Guessable User Credentials

High Nessus Plugin ID 10404

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VPR Score: 7


Credentials for the remote Windows host can be discovered.


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


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: 2000/05/10

Updated: 2020/04/27

Dependencies: 10546, 10399, 10150, 10860, 126527

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-1999-0504

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

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: 1999/01/01

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Microsoft Windows Authenticated Powershell Command Execution)

Reference Information

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