ADV180002: Microsoft SQL Server January 2018 Security Update (Meltdown) (Spectre)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105613

Synopsis

The remote SQL server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The remote Microsoft SQL Server is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability exists within microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and indirect branch prediction, which may allow an attacker with local user access to disclose information via a side-channel analysis.

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for SQL Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2014, 2016, and 2017.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?573cb1ef

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4057113/security-update-for-vulnerabilities-in-sql-server

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4057114/security-update-for-vulnerabilities-in-sql-server

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4057115/security-update-for-vulnerabilities-in-sql-server

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4057116/security-update-for-vulnerabilities-in-sql-server

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4057117/description-of-the-security-update-for-sql-server-2014-sp2-cu10

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4057118/description-of-the-security-update-for-sql-server-2016-sp1-gdr

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4057119/cumulative-update-7-for-sql-server-2016-sp1

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4057120/security-update-for-vulnerabilities-in-sql-server

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4057121/security-update-for-vulnerabilities-in-sql-server

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4057122/description-of-the-security-update-for-sql-server-2017-gdr

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4052987/cumulative-update-3-for-sql-server-2017

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4058559/security-update-for-vulnerabilities-in-sql-server

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4058560/security-update-for-vulnerabilities-in-sql-server

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105613

File Name: smb_adv180002_mssql.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2018/01/05

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 13855, 10456, 11217, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:sql_server

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/03

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5754

BID: 102371, 102376, 102378

MSFT: 4057113, 4057114, 4057115, 4057116, 4057117, 4057118, 4057119, 4057120, 4057121, 4057122, 4052987, 4058559, 4058560

IAVA: 2018-A-0019, 2018-A-0020

MSKB: 4057113, 4057114, 4057115, 4057116, 4057117, 4057118, 4057119, 4057120, 4057121, 4057122, 4052987, 4058559, 4058560