SMB Registry : Starting the Registry Service during the scan failed

2009-02-18T00:00:00
ID START_REGISTRY_SVC_FAILED.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2011-03-27T00:00:00

Description

To perform a full credentialed scan, Nessus needs the ability to connect to the remote registry service (RemoteRegistry).

Nessus attempted to start the service but failed, therefore some local checks will not be performed against the remote host.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#


include("compat.inc");

if(description)
{
 script_id(35705);
 script_version ("$Revision: 1.4 $");
 
 name["english"] = "SMB Registry : Starting the Registry Service during the scan failed";
 script_name(english:name["english"]);
 
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"synopsis", value: "The registry service could not be enabled for the duration of the scan.");
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"To perform a full credentialed scan, Nessus needs the ability to connect to
the remote registry service (RemoteRegistry).

Nessus attempted to start the service but failed, therefore some local checks
will not be performed against the remote host."  );

 script_set_attribute(attribute:"risk_factor", value:"None");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"n/a");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value: "2009/02/18");
 script_cvs_date("$Date: 2011/03/27 01:19:44 $");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_end_attributes();

 
 
 summary["english"] = "Determines whether the remote registry service is running";
 script_summary(english:summary["english"]);
 
 script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
 
 script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.");
 family["english"] = "Settings";
 script_family(english:family["english"]);
 
 script_dependencies("start_registry_svc.nasl");
 script_require_keys("SMB/start_registry/failed");
 exit(0);
}

err = get_kb_item("SMB/start_registry/failed");
if ( err ) security_note(port:0, extra:'\nThe following error occurred :\n\n'+err);