FSU CIS 5930 - Windows Securing (5 pages)

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Cis 5930 - Advanced Topics in Data Management

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APPLIED SECURITY SPRING 2007 BRENO DE MEDEIROS INSTRUCTOR 2nd Programming Assignment DUE on 02 28 Points 100 Windows Lockdown Lab Part I Patches and Services The purpose of this lab is to introduce you to the popular software tools available to assist you in locking down Windows XP This lab should be performed IMMEDIATELY after installing Windows XP onto a machine DO NOT UPDATE YOUR PC VIA WINDOWS UPDATE MICROSOFT UPDATE BEFORE SCANNING THE MACHINE ALSO MAKE SURE THAT AUTOMATIC UPDATES ARE TURNED OFF WINDOWS REMOTE DESKTOP IS TURNED ON AND THAT WINDOWS FIREWALL IS TURNED OFF 1 Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer hfnetchk a Download MBSA from http www microsoft com and install it on your Windows XP machine b Download the latest version of hfnetchk from http hfnetchk shavlik com and install it on your Windows XP machine You will be warned that there is an older version of hfnetchk already installed on the machine This is because MBSA uses the hfnetchk application as its patch detection engine so an older version of hfnetchk was installed when you installed MBSA Go ahead and proceed with the installation c Run MBSA targeting the local machine d Copy the scan results and paste them to a text file e From the command line run hfnetchk with the vv switch and redirect the output to a text file f Summarize the MBSA scan results i What was the security assessment ii How many patches were missing iii How many of these patches were critical g Research 5 of the critical updates that were missing and identify any exploits that exist HINT Use the data gathered by hfnetchk when run at the command prompt to assist you 2 Nmap a Perform an Nmap scan on your Windows XP machine b Save the scan results to be printed later c Summarize the scan results i Which ports does Nmap report as open ii Explain how Nmap may be used to help compromise a system 3 Nessus a Perform a Nessus scan on your Windows XP machine b Summarize the scan results i Which services does Nessus report as running ii



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