Microsoft Windows SQL Server allows arbitrary queries to be executed via "xp_displayparamstmt" extended procedure

2002-08-16T00:00:00
ID VU:818939
Type cert
Reporter CERT
Modified 2002-08-16T22:16:00

Description

Overview

MS SQL Server contains an extended stored procedure with inappropriate permission settings.

Description

Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and Microsoft SQL Server 2000 contain an extended stored procedure, xp_displayparamstmt, that permits an unprivileged user of a database to gain administrative access to the database. For more information, please see

<http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?url=/technet/security/bulletin/MS02-043.asp> and
<http://www.ngssoftware.com/advisories/mssql-esppu.txt>

This vulnerability was discovered David Litchfield of NGSSoftware.


Impact

An intruder can gain administrative access to a vulnerable SQL Server database.


Solution

Apply a patch as described in <http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?url=/technet/security/bulletin/MS02-043.asp>.


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Updated: August 16, 2002

Status

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Vendor Statement

See <http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?url=/technet/security/bulletin/MS02-043.asp>

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

The CERT/CC has no additional comments at this time.

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CVSS Metrics

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Base | N/A | N/A
Temporal | N/A | N/A
Environmental | | N/A

References

  • <http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS02-043.asp>
  • <http://www.ngssoftware.com/advisories/mssql-esppu.txt>

Credit

Thanks to David Litchfield for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Shawn V Hernan.

Other Information

CVE IDs: | CVE-2002-0721
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Severity Metric:** | 12.66
Date Public:
| 2002-08-16
Date First Published: | 2002-08-16
Date Last Updated: | 2002-08-16 22:16 UTC
Document Revision: | 3