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Re: Nmap 4.85BETA7 Released!
From: henry.nymann () valeosylvania com
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2009 09:47:49 -0400

David Fifield <david () bamsoftware com> wrote on 04/02/2009 09:44:01 AM:

On Thu, Apr 02, 2009 at 09:28:43AM -0400, henry.
nymann () valeosylvania com wrote:
  o Add helpful text for the two most common errors seen in the
    Conficker check in smb-check-vulns.nse.  So instead of saying
    things like "Error: NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED", output is like:
    |  Conficker: Likely CLEAN; access was denied.
    |  |  If you have a login, try using
    |  |  (replace xxx and yyy with your username and password). Also
    |  |_ smbdomain=zzz if you know the domain. (Error
    The other improved message is for

I downloaded and tried the new beta 7 version this morning.
I'm running it on a Windows 2003 SP2 server, and I uninstalled beta 6
first.  However, I am not getting the new messages that this e-mail
references, so does that mean something did not update correctly on my
server?  Doing a "Help | About" confirms the beta 7 version.

The only added help messages are for the errors NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED
and NT_STATUS_OBJECT_NAME_NOT_FOUND. If you weren't getting those errors
before then you won't get any new output. Specifically, if all you saw
was "Likely CLEAN" or "Likely INFECTED" then nothing in the output will

David Fifield

I get many of the NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED and
NT_STATUS_OBJECT_NAME_NOT_FOUND responses during my scans.  With the beta 7
version I am still getting those responses.  I get very few "likely clean"
messages, and no "likely infected" messages (so far).

Henry Nymann
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