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Microsoft SQL Server Monitor Allows Discovery

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Microsoft SQL Server Monitor Allows Discovery

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/01/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
12/04/2013

Description

The Microsoft SQL Server Monitor service installed with Microsoft SQL Server provides a way for clients to discover SQL server instances. This service listens on UDP port 1434 for incoming requests. There is no authentication for this service, allowing unauthorized users to locate server information.

Solution(s)

  • tds-mssql2000-0001

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