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Microsoft's SQL Hello Overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Microsoft's SQL Hello Overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote MS SQL server is vulnerable to the Hello overflow.

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

*** This alert might be a false positive.

Solution : Install Microsoft Patch Q316333 at
or disable the Microsoft SQL Server service or use a firewall to protect the
MS SQL port (1433).

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 5411

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Dave Aitel

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