Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Databases >> Microsoft's SQL Blank Password


Vulnerability Assessment Details

Microsoft's SQL Blank Password

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Microsoft's SQL Blank Password

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote MS SQL server has the default 'sa' account
enabled without any password.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to execute commands against
the remote host, as well as read your database content.

Solution : disable this account, or set a password to it. In addition
to this, it is suggested you filter incoming tcp traffic to this port.

For MSDE (OEM versions without MSQL console) :

C:\MSSQL7\BINN\osql -U sa

At the Password: prompt press .

Type the following replacing .password. with the password you wish to
assign, in single quotes:

EXEC sp_password NULL, .password., .sa.
go
exit


Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 4797

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2001 H D Moore

Cables, Connectors

128GB (4X32GB) Micron PC4-2133P DDR4 Reg. ECC LRDIMM MTA72ASS4G72LZ-2G1A1HG
$1000.0
128GB (4X32GB) Micron PC4-2133P DDR4 Reg. ECC LRDIMM MTA72ASS4G72LZ-2G1A1HG picture4GB PC3-12800U DDR3 1600MHz Desktop 1Rx8 2Rx8 DIMM Micron Samsung Hynix Kingston
$18.15
4GB PC3-12800U DDR3 1600MHz Desktop 1Rx8 2Rx8 DIMM Micron Samsung Hynix Kingston pictureLOT of 25. 256MB PC2700 x 25 Laptop DDR333 RAM Memory 200 pin SODIMM
$28.99
LOT of 25. 256MB PC2700 x 25 Laptop DDR333 RAM Memory 200 pin SODIMM picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.