Microsoft Windows SMB Blank Administrator Password

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 26918

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VPR Score: 7

Synopsis

It is possible to log into the remote host.

Description

The remote host is running one of the Microsoft Windows operating systems. It was possible to log into it using the administrator account with a blank password.

Solution

Set a password to the administrator account

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 26918

File Name: smb_blank_admin_password.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2007/10/04

Updated: 2018/07/27

Dependencies: 10394

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/blank_admin_password

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2000/02/15

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Microsoft Windows Authenticated Powershell Command Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0504, CVE-1999-0505, CVE-1999-0506, CVE-2000-0222, CVE-2005-3595

BID: 990, 11199