HIGH: Accessible SMB Report



This report identifies hosts that have an SMB instance running on port 445/TCP that are accessible on the Internet.

This service should not be exposed to the Internet.

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Severity levels are described here.

For more information on our scanning efforts, check out our Internet scanning summary page..

This report has an IPv4 and IPv6 version.

Filename(s): scan_smb, scan6_smb


  • timestamp
    Time that the IP was probed in UTC+0
  • severity
    Severity level
  • ip
    The IP address of the device in question
  • protocol
    Protocol that the response came on (always TCP)
  • port
    Port that the response came from (445/TCP)
  • hostname
    Reverse DNS name of the device in question
  • tag
    Will always be smb
  • asn
    ASN of where the device in question resides
  • geo
    Country where the device in question resides
  • region
    State / Province / Administrative region where the device in question resides
  • city
    City in which the device in question resides
  • naics
    North American Industry Classification System Code
  • hostname_source
    Hostname source
  • arch
    If an smb-implant is present, indicates if the system architecture is 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64)
  • key
    If an smb-implant is present, indicates the crypto key
  • smb_major_number
    SMB major version number
  • smb_minor_number
    SMB minor version number
  • smb_revision
    SMB revision number
  • smb_version_string
    SMB version string
  • sector
    Sector the IP belongs to


"2010-02-10 00:00:00",high,,tcp,445,node01.example.com,smb,64512,ZZ,Region,City,0,ptr,,,2,1,0,"SMB 2.1","Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services"
"2010-02-10 00:00:01",high,,tcp,445,node02.example.com,smb,64512,ZZ,Region,City,0,,,,2,1,0,"SMB 2.1",
"2010-02-10 00:00:02",high,,tcp,445,node03.example.com,smb,64512,ZZ,Region,City,0,ptr,,,2,1,0,"SMB 2.1","Communications, Service Provider, and Hosting Service"

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