MS02-035: MS SQL Installation may leave passwords on system (263968)

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Synopsis :

It may be possible to get the remote SQL Server's administrator

Description :

The installation process for the remote MS SQL Server left files named
'setup.iss' on the remote host. These files contain the password
assigned to the 'sa' account of the remote database.

An attacker who manages to view these files may be able to leverage this
issue to gain full administrative access to the application.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for SQL Server 7 and 2000.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 11322 ()

Bugtraq ID: 5203

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0643