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Microsoft's SQL UDP Info Query Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Microsoft's SQL UDP Info Query

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

It is possible to acertain remote SQL server version

Description :

Microsoft SQL server has a function wherein remote users can
query the database server for the version that is being run.
The query takes place over the same UDP port which handles the
mapping of multiple SQL server instances on the same machine.

CAVEAT: It is important to note that, after Version 8.00.194,
Microsoft decided not to update this function. This means that
the data returned by the SQL ping is inaccurate for newer releases
of SQL Server.

Solution :

filter incoming traffic to this port

Threat Level:

None / CVSS Base Score : 0

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