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Anonymous Connections May Be Able to Obtain the Password Policy
From: dleblanc () MINDSPRING COM (David LeBlanc)
Date: Tue, 5 May 1998 09:01:50 -0400


Microsoft has released the following KB article detailing something I found
a few months ago.  This problem is fixed in the lsa2-fix -
RestrictAnonymous must be set as well.

Anonymous Connections May Be Able to Obtain the Password Policy
Last reviewed: April 29, 1998
Article ID: Q129457

Further details can be had at:
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q129/4/57.asp

For those of you who use the ISS Scanner 5.0 running on NT, this is why we
always check your password policies, no matter how tightly your machine is
locked down.

It is always nice to see a vendor fix something without having to beat them
up publicly over it.


David LeBlanc
dleblanc () mindspring com



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