Rule Category

SQL -- Snort has detected traffic associated with SQL injection or the presence of other vulnerabilities against SQL like servers.

Alert Message

SQL formatmessage possible buffer overflow

Rule Explanation

Buffer overflows in Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and 2000 allow attackers with access to SQL Server to execute arbitrary code through the functions (1) raiserror, (2) formatmessage, or (3) xp_sprintf. NOTE: the C runtime format string vulnerability reported in MS01-060 is identified by CVE-2001-0879. Impact: CVSS base score 7.5 CVSS impact score 6.4 CVSS exploitability score 10.0 confidentialityImpact PARTIAL integrityImpact PARTIAL availabilityImpact PARTIAL Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

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For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2001-0542
Buffer overflows in Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and 2000 allow attackers with access to SQL Server to execute arbitrary code through the functions (1) raiserror, (2) formatmessage, or (3) xp_sprintf. NOTE: the C runtime format string vulnerability reported in MS01-060 is identified by CVE-2001-0879.
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score7.5
Impact Score6.4 Exploit Score10.0
Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL Integrity ImpactPARTIAL
Availability ImpactPARTIAL Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access