CVE-ID

CVE-1999-1556

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Description
Microsoft SQL Server 6.5 uses weak encryption for the password for the SQLExecutiveCmdExec account and stores it in an accessible portion of the registry, which could allow local users to gain privileges by reading and decrypting the CmdExecAccount value.
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Date Entry Created
20040901 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
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