June 12, 2001
Due to a flaw in the handling of specially crafted ad hoc queries, it is possible for a logged in user to utilize the ad hoc query in such a way that the use of the system administrator's cached connection would be invoked rather than that of the user. This would enable the user to access the database with administrative privileges.
- Microsoft SQL Server 2000
- Microsoft SQL Server 2000 SP1
- Microsoft SQL Server 7.0
- Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 SP1
- Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 SP2
- Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 SP3
Microsoft has released a patch which rectifies this issue:
Published in a Microsoft Security Bulletin MS01-032 on June 12, 2001.
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