Rule Category

SERVER-MSSQL -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in Microsoft SQL Server servers.

Alert Message

SERVER-MSSQL xp_updatecolvbm unicode vulnerable function attempt

Rule Explanation

The xp_updatecolvbm function in SQL Server and Microsoft SQL Server Desktop Engine (MSDE) does not properly restrict the length of a buffer before calling the srv_paraminfo function in the SQL Server API for Extended Stored Procedures (XP), which allows an attacker to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary commands, aka the "Extended Stored Procedure Parameter Parsing" vulnerability. Impact: CVSS base score 4.6 CVSS impact score 6.4 CVSS exploitability score 3.9 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].

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CVE

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CVE Additional Information

CVE-2000-1084
The xp_updatecolvbm function in SQL Server and Microsoft SQL Server Desktop Engine (MSDE) does not properly restrict the length of a buffer before calling the srv_paraminfo function in the SQL Server API for Extended Stored Procedures (XP), which allows an attacker to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary commands, aka the "Extended Stored Procedure Parameter Parsing" vulnerability.
Details
SeverityMEDIUM Base Score4.6
Impact Score6.4 Exploit Score3.9
Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL Integrity ImpactPARTIAL
Availability ImpactPARTIAL Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access