Microsoft SQL Server Privilege Escalation / SQL Injection

ID SSV:60055
Type seebug
Reporter Root
Modified 2012-04-12T00:00:00


No description provided by source.

                                                AppSecInc Team SHATTER Security Advisory

Privilege escalation via internal sql injection in RESTORE DATABASE command.
Risk Level:

Affected versions:
Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008 R2

Remote exploitable:

This vulnerability was discovered and researched by Martin Rakhmanov of
Application Security Inc.

RESTORE DATABASE command is prone to internal sql injection allowing
malicious users to run SQL code with highest privileges.
To exploit this vulnerability an attacker must possess CREATE DATABASE
privilege to be able to create and restore database.

Users having CREATE DATABASE permission can become system administrators.

Vendor Status:
Vendor was contacted and a patch was released for Microsoft SQL Server 2008.

Revoke CREATE DATABASE privilege from untrusted users.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005: no fix planned.
Microsoft SQL Server 2008: apply Service Pack 3.
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2: no fix planned.


Vendor Notification - 2011-05-10
Vendor Response - 2011-05-11
Fix - 2011-11-06
Public Disclosure - 2012-04-11

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