MS00-035: MS SQL7.0 Service Pack may leave passwords on system (263968)

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Synopsis :

The remote SQL server is vulnerable to an information disclosure
attack.

Description :

The installation process of the remote MS SQL server left a file named
'sqlsp.log' on the remote host. This file contains the password
assigned to the 'sa' account of the remote database.

An attacker may use this flaw to gain administrative access to the
database server.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms00-035

Solution :

Apply the appropriate patches from MS00-035 or upgrade MS SQL.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 11330 ()

Bugtraq ID: 1281

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0402