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Registry Hive Monitoring NC

Last Modified Date

7/21/2021 7:32 PM


Checks the ACL for the SAM, SYSTEM, and SECURITY files for the READ attribute. This is an indicator of misconfigured permissions and should be addressed. 

Common vulnerability associated with these misconfigured permissions is CVE-2021-36934 but it is not exclusive to this vulnerability only.  



Custom Service / Script Check


Windows Configuration

Target OS

Windows 10;Windows Server 2016;Windows Server 2019

Compatible with N-central

N-central minimum version

Compatible with RMM



Will contain "Vulnerable" if SAM, SECURITY or SYSTEM have READ access


hivenightmare cve-2021-36934 hive registry permission

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