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New Tool: Windows Permission Identifier v1.0
From: nhouse () securityfocus com, "[at]"@securityfocus.com, stationx.net () securityfocus com
Date: 18 Jan 2006 09:32:27 -0000


When on site for a client I needed to check the user permissions of certain user accounts on an EPOS system. I needed 
to know what users could and could not access. This tool goes a long way to answering the question of what access a 
user has to the system. 

There are lots of tools for checking the settings but nothing that was good enough to check the rights, permissions and 
access that I needed to check. So here is the “Windows Permission Identifier”. WPI. It’s an early version so please 
report any bugs and send any of your own policies you think would be useful.

Name: Windows Permission Identifier v1.0 (WPI)[ZIP 392 KB]

Released: 17th Jan 2006

System Requirements: Windows 2000 or higher

Credit: Nathan House

Abstract: This tool enables administrators and penetration testers to review and audit the permissions of users on a 
windows machine. 

Windows Permission Identifier can check; 
File ACLs
Folder ACLs
Registry ACLs
Services Permissions
Shares
Installation rights
Internet Access and so on.

The GUI enables the administrator to create policies that can be saved in XML format. The windows machines permissions 
are then checked against this policy. This enables administrators to run checks against existing organisational windows 
security baseline documents. Policies can be saved in XML format and all results can be exported for further use. 
WARNING: The policy that is included is a sample of the functionality of the tool. It is not a security policy that 
should be followed.

Report Bugs & send your own policy files : nhouse[at]stationx.net 

It would be very useful to the community if you send me any policies you create. For example, Firewall, Web server, 
desktop, domain controller or what ever you create. I will upload your policy files to the site and credit you. 

You can also request new features. You may not get them though! :)

Download: http://www.stationx.net/windows_permission_identifier.php

http://www.stationx.net/
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