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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 105613
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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: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 1/5/2018

Updated: 11/8/2019

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, mssql_version.nasl, smb_enum_services.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-5754

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 4.1

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

Temporal Vector: 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: 1/3/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/3/2018

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