The plugin attempts a smb connection to read version from the registry key SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MSSQLServer\MSSQLServer\CurrentVersion to determine the Version of SQL and Service Pack the host is running. Some versions may allow remote access, denial of service attacks, and the ability of a hacker to run code of their choice.
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CVE CVE-2000-0202, CVE-2000-0485, CVE-2000-1081, CVE-2000-1087, CVE-2000-1088, CVE-2001-0344, CVE-2001-0542, CVE-2002-0982
CVSS Base Score: 7.5