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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0496

Microsoft SQL Server before Windows 2000 SP4 allows local users to gain privileges as the SQL Server user by calling the xp_fileexist extended stored procedure with a named pipe as an argument instead of a normal file.
Publish Date : 2003-08-18 Last Update Date : 2019-04-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0496

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 Terminal Services * SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 Terminal Services * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 Terminal Services * SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 Terminal Services * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2000 4
Microsoft Windows 2000 Terminal Services 4

- References For CVE-2003-0496
BUGTRAQ 20030714 @stake named pipe exploit
VULNWATCH 20030709 Pipe Filename Local Privilege Escalation FAQ
ATSTAKE A070803-1
BUGTRAQ 20030715 CreateFile exploit, (working)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0496

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