SMB Insecurely Configured Service
High Nessus Plugin ID 44676
SynopsisAt least one insecurely configured Windows service on the remote host
is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.
DescriptionAt least one insecurely configured Windows service was detected on the
remote host. Unprivileged users can modify the properties of these
affected services, allowing an unprivileged, local attacker to execute
arbitrary code or commands as SYSTEM.
Nessus checked if any of the following groups have permissions to
modify executable files that are started by Windows services :
- Domain Users
- Authenticated Users
SolutionEnsure the groups listed above do not have ChangeConf, WDac, or WOwn
permissions. Refer to the Microsoft documentation for more