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    Default windows 7 vulnerabilities

    howdie friends,

    im studying Ethical hacking and computer forensics in a UK's university and we have as a task (for extra points) to hack into a machine where we have the ip, and modify a file. The machine we know its running Windows 7 professional (with nessus scans and nmap etc) it also propably has the firewall off, our teacher said that the version on this windows 7 is a full one but with no recent updates ( no RS no RTM),
    here is the nessus report... if someone has a clue on how to do that or knows something or need extra info ill be glad to answer and hear thanku very much

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    Haha two in one day!

    Colleges and Universities must really be hurting for money these days.

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    I'm a compulsive post editor, you might wanna wait until my post has been online for 5-10 mins before quoting it as it will likely change.

    I know I seem harsh in some of my replies. SORRY! But if you're doing something illegal or posting something that seems to be obvious BS I'm going to call you on it.

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    I'm continually amazed that so many Universities assign these type of tasks without teaching how to actually complete them

    Perhaps they want their students to understand that penetration testing requires a lot of self directed learning?

    Some hints. Thorin has already pointed you to a tool to check for DCE vulnerabilities, its also worth looking at vulnerabilities relating to CIFS/SMB. The Hacking Exposed Windows book is a good reference. And assuming port 80 is running a web server...

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