Re: Authentication flaw in microsoft SMB protocol
From: Dave Aitel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat, 19 Apr 2003 12:11:33 -0400 From: Dave Aitel <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Also found and demonstrated by dildog at defcon 3 years ago. So don't
hold your breath waiting for that patch.
On 19 Apr 2003 13:24:33 -0000
> Detailed information:
> Microsoft uses SMB Protocol for “File and Printer sharing service” in
> all versions of Windows. Upon accessing a network resource, NTLM
> Authentication is used to authenticate the client on the server. When
> a logged-in user requests for a network share on the server, Windows
> automatically sends the encrypted hashed password of the logged-in
> username to the target SMB server before prompting for password.
> Although the hashed password is not sent in plaintext format, and it
> is encrypted by the server challenge, a malicious SMB Server could use
> this information to authenticate on the client machine and in many
> cases, gain full control over the shared objects of the client such as
> C$, etc.
> We will publish the exploit code after a patch be created by software