MS08-040: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft SQL Server Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (941203)

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VPR Score: 7.4


The remote Microsoft SQL Server install is vulnerable to memory corruption flaws.


The remote host is running a version of Microsoft SQL Server, Desktop Engine or Internal Database that is vulnerable to multiple memory corruption issues.

These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to gain elevates privileges on the server.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for SQL Server 7, 2000 and 2005.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 33444

File Name: smb_nt_ms08-040.nasl

Version: 1.31

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2008/07/08

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 11217, 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows, cpe:/a:microsoft:sql_server, cpe:/a:microsoft:data_engine

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/07/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/07/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0085, CVE-2008-0086, CVE-2008-0106, CVE-2008-0107

BID: 30082, 30083, 30118, 30119

MSFT: MS08-040

MSKB: 941203

CWE: 119, 189, 200