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The remote SQL Server is affected by a local privilege escalation
Based on its version number, the remote host may be vulnerable to a
local exploit wherein an authenticated user can obtain and crack SQL
usernames and passwords from the registry.
An attacker may use this flaw to elevate their privileges on the local
*** This alert might be a false positive, as Nessus did not actually
*** check for this flaw but relied solely on the presence of Microsoft
*** SQL 7 to issue this alert.
See also :
Ensure that the configuration has enabled Always prompting for login
name and password.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.1