CVE-2020-0796 - CVE-2020-0796 Pre-Auth POC

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POC to check for CVE-2020-0796 / "SMBGhost"
Expected outcome: Blue Screen
Intended only for educational and testing in corporate environments.
ZecOps takes no responsibility for the code, use at your own risk.
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CVE-2020-0796-POC.exe [<TargetServer>]

If <TargetServer> is omitted, the POC is executed on localhost (

Compiled POC

You can get the compiled POC here.


Use Visual Studio to compile the following projects:

  1. ProtoSDK\Asn1Base\Asn1Base.csproj
  2. ProtoSDK\MS-XCA\Xca.csproj
  3. ProtoSDK\MS-SMB2\Smb2.sln

Use the resulting exe file to run the POC.


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