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TDS (SQL Server) access with repl_publisher and no password

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TDS (SQL Server) access with repl_publisher and no password

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/01/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
12/04/2013

Description

If a Microsoft SQL Server version 6.x is configured to support replication, a default non-administrative account with the user ID "repl_publisher" is created. While the "repl_publisher" account does not have administrative access to the server, it can be used to run queries and access many databases.

Solution(s)

  • tds-generic-0004

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