SMB Use Host SID to Enumerate Local Users Without Credentials

medium Nessus Plugin ID 56211
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Nessus was able to enumerate local users, without credentials.


Using the host security identifier (SID), Nessus was able to enumerate local users on the remote Windows system, without credentials.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 56211

File Name: smb_sid2localuser_null_session.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Published: 9/15/2011

Updated: 9/21/2020

Dependencies: smb_sid2localuser.nasl, smb_host2sid_null_session.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2000-1200


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/transport, SMB/name, SMB/null_session/host_sid

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/28/1998

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2000-1200

BID: 959