This vulnerability is 15 years 11 months and 27 days old there are exploits publicly available for it. The vulnerability itself is over a year old, and with there being exploits publicly available it is highly advisable that this vulnerability is patched immediately.
SynopsisThe remote database server is affected by multiple buffer overflows.
Vulnerability DescriptionThe remote MS SQL server is affected by several overflows that could be exploited by an attacker to gain SYSTEM access on that host.
Note that a worm (sapphire) is exploiting these vulnerabilities in the wild.
SolutionMicrosoft has released patches for SQL Server 7.0 and 2000 as well as Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE) 1.0 and 2000.
CVE ReferencesCVE-2002-1137 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
CVE-2002-1138 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
CVE-2002-0649 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
CVE-2002-0650 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
CVE-2002-1145 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
CVE-2002-0644 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
CVE-2002-0645 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
CVE-2002-0721 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
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