Microsoft Windows SMB LsaQueryInformationPolicy Function SID Enumeration

Info Nessus Plugin ID 10859

Synopsis

It is possible to obtain the host SID for the remote host.

Description

By emulating the call to LsaQueryInformationPolicy(), it was possible to obtain the host SID (Security Identifier).

The host SID can then be used to get the list of local users.

Solution

You can prevent anonymous lookups of the host SID by setting the 'RestrictAnonymous' registry setting to an appropriate value.

Refer to the 'See also' section for guidance.

See Also

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb418944.aspx

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 10859

File Name: smb_host2sid.nasl

Version: 1.45

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2002/02/13

Updated: 2019/10/04

Dependencies: 10150, 10394, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

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