Microsoft Windows SMB Registry : Dial-In Enabled

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 11458


Dial-in access is enabled.


Dial-in access is enabled on the remote Windows host. Provided a modem is installed, attackers may be able to dial into this host, bypassing firewall restrictions, and gaining access to the internal network.


Edit the registry and set the value of the registry key 'HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Policies\Network\nodialin' to 1.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 11458

File Name: smb_reg_nodialin.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2003/03/24

Modified: 2015/01/12

Dependencies: 10400, 10150, 10394

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

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

Vulnerability Information

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