Microsoft Windows SMB Registry : NT MTS Package Administration Registry Key Permission Weakness

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 11867


A local user can gain additional privileges.


The registry key HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Transaction Server\Packages can be modified by users not in the admin group.

Write access to this key allows an unprivileged user to gain additional privileges.


Use regedt32 and set the permissions of this key to :

- admin group : Full Control
- system : Full Control
- everyone : Read

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 11867

File Name: smb_reg_MTS_access.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.20 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2003/10/08

Modified: 2015/01/12

Dependencies: 10394, 10400, 10150

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 4.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:W/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

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

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2000/12/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0047

BID: 2065

OSVDB: 13480

MSFT: MS00-095