Microsoft SQL Server Detection (credentialed check)

info Nessus Plugin ID 11217
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The remote host has a database server installed.


Nessus has detected one or more installs of Microsoft SQL server by examining the registry and file systems on the remote host.


Ensure the latest service pack and hotfixes are installed.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 11217

File Name: mssql_version.nasl

Version: 1.147

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Databases

Published: 1/26/2003

Updated: 9/22/2020

Dependencies: netbios_name_get.nasl, smb_login.nasl, smb_registry_full_access.nasl, mssqlserver_detect.nasl, smb_hotfixes.nasl

Asset Inventory: true

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:sql_server

Required KB Items: SMB/transport, SMB/name, SMB/login, SMB/password, SMB/registry_full_access

Reference Information

IAVT: 0001-T-0800