The MSDE version of Lyris ListManager 5.0 through 8.9b configures the sa account in the database to use a password with a small search space ("lyris" and up to 5 digits, possibly from the process ID), which allows remote attackers to gain access via a brute force attack.
Published 2005-12-10 11:03:00
Updated 2018-10-19 15:40:26
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2005-4145

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 96 %
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Metasploit modules for CVE-2005-4145

  • Lyris ListManager MSDE Weak sa Password
    Disclosure Date: 2005-12-08
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a weak password vulnerability in the Lyris ListManager MSDE install. During installation, the 'sa' account password is set to 'lminstall'. Once the install completes, it is set to 'lyris' followed by the process ID of the installer. Thi

CVSS scores for CVE-2005-4145

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Products affected by CVE-2005-4145

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