MS99-059: Microsoft SQL Server Crafted TCP Packet Remote DoS (uncredentialed check)

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote database server is affected by a remote denial of service

Description :

The remote Microsoft SQL server can be shut down when it is
sent a TCP packet containing more than 2 NULLs.

An attacker may use this problem to prevent it from being used by
legitimate clients, thus threatening your business.

See also :

Solution :

Apply the bulletin referenced above.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Databases

Nessus Plugin ID: 10145 ()

Bugtraq ID: 817

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0999

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