Microsoft Windows AutoRuns Logon

info Nessus Plugin ID 70621

Synopsis

Report programs that start-up from the most common registry locations.

Description

Report the most common startup locations used by programs. These are commonly associated with programs that start automatically when the computer is turned on, users log in, users log off, or remote sessions are started.

Such keys can be set from a program install, GPO, or through a malicious process to maintain persistence.

See Also

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/309825

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc939862.aspx

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/195461/how-to-set-up-a-logon-script-only-for-terminal-server-users

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc939851.aspx

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc957402.aspx

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/windows/it-pro/windows-server-2003/cc775970(v=ws.10)

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff404236.aspx

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc940243.aspx

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/windows/it-pro/windows-server-2003/cc736711(v=ws.10)

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc940243.aspx

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc939931.aspx

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc976124.aspx

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315222

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/951048/an-application-does-not-start-in-a-windows-server-2008-terminal-servic

http://www.nessus.org/u?012a8b4d

http://www.nessus.org/u?21118291

http://www.nessus.org/u?21118291

http://www.etlengineering.com/installer/activesetup.txt

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/windows/embedded/ms861759(v=msdn.10)

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/310593/description-of-the-runonceex-registry-key

https://sites.google.com/site/rajbobsite/Startup

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 70621

File Name: windows_autoruns_logon.nbin

Version: 1.235

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 10/25/2013

Updated: 1/23/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, war/setup/ran