A buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in SQL Server 2000. The vunerability is a result of an unchecked buffer when using the password encrypt procedure. This procedure is used by administrators to provides support for the storage of SQL Server Authentication credentials..

The overrun condition is due to an unbounded data copy operation that occurs when processing the procedure arguments. Attackers may exploit this vulnerability by invoking the password encrypt procedure with excessive input.

** This BugTraq ID has been reissued as an individual vulnerability. See BID 4847 and BID 5205 for details of the other vulnerabilties.

Remote: Yes

Exploit: No

Solution: Microsoft SQL Server 2000 SP2:

Microsoft Patch Q316333
For Microsoft SQL Server 2000 SP2.

Microsoft Patch Q316333
http://support.microsoft.com/default....com/download/ SQLSVR2000/Update/8.00.0650/W98NT42KMeXP/EN-US/8.00.0650_enu.exe