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Microsoft SQL Server 2000 "sp_MSSetServerProperties" Public Execution Weakness

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Microsoft SQL Server 2000 "sp_MSSetServerProperties" Public Execution Weakness

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
09/02/2002
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/07/2007
Modified
12/04/2013

Description

Certain versions of Microsoft SQL Server 2000 ship with improper permissions on the 'sp_MSSetServerProperties' stored procedure such that any authenticated user can execute it. As a result, an attacker with a database account can set server properties, such as whether or not to restart the server upon reboot. While the modifiable properties may not allow the server to be compromised directly, they would be useful in carrying out more sophisticated attacks.

Solution(s)

  • apply-sp-sql_server_2000_sp3a

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