Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Multiple vulnerabilities (October 2018)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118094


The version of SQL Server Management Studio installed on the remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio installed on the remote Windows host is a version prior or equal to 17.9, 18.0 Preview 4. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Refer to Microsoft documentation and upgrade to relevant fixed version.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118094

File Name: smb_nt_ms18_oct_ssms.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2018/10/12

Updated: 2019/10/11

Dependencies: 118095

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-8527

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:sql_server_management_studio

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, installed_sw/Microsoft SSMS, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/10/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-8527, CVE-2018-8532, CVE-2018-8533