HOMEWORK

SECTION 1: Hands-On Demonstration

Part 1. Audit a Windows System using Policy Analyzer

  1. showing the MaximumPasswordAge settings in the Policy Viewer and paste it into the Lab Report file.
  • showing the updated MaximumPasswordAge setting in the Policy Viewer and paste it into the Lab Report file.

Part 2. Audit a Windows System using OpenVAS

8. Make a screen capture showing the Tasks list with the completed scan of 172.30.0.15 and paste it into the Lab Report file.

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11. Make a screen capture showing the vulnerabilities from the completed scan of 172.30.0.15

and paste it into the Lab Report file.

        13. In the Lab Report file, describe remediation steps for the vulnerability you selected.

SECTION 2: Applied Learning

Part 1. Audit a Windows System using MBSA

11. Make a screen capture showing the MBSA scan results and paste it into your Lab Report file.

16. In the Lab Report file, describe the security issue for this missing update.

Part 2. Audit a Windows System using OpenVAS

7. Make a screen capture showing the vulnerabilities from the completed scan of 172.30.0.17

and paste it into the Lab Report file.

17. Make a screen capture showing the active Windows Firewall and paste it into the Lab Report file.

21. Make a screen capture showing the vulnerabilities from the latest completed scan of 172.30.0.15 (without the DCE/RPC vulnerability listed) and paste it into the Lab Report file.

SECTION 3: Challenge Questions

Analysis and Discussion

In what context would you consider using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer to conduct a security audit? In your opinion, is it worth using MBSA at all? Or are there similar, more effective tools that could be used in the same context? Use the Internet to research MBSA and alternative

Tools and Commands

Use the Advanced Task Wizard in the Greenbone Security Manager to configure a scan of the entire subnet in this lab environment. Make a screen capture showing your results.

Challenge Exercise

Use Windows Update on TargetWindows03 to download and install one of the Windows Server 2012 R2 security updates identified by MBSA. Make a screen capture showing the update confirmation on TargetWindows03.