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The "sa" account is installed with a default null password on (1) Microsoft SQL Server 2000, (2) SQL Server 7.0, and (3) Data Engine (MSDE) 1.0, including third party packages that use these products such as (4) Tumbleweed Secure Mail (MMS) (5) Compaq Insight Manager, and (6) Visio 2000, which allows remote attackers to gain privileges, as exploited by worms such as Voyager Alpha Force and Spida.
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Date Entry Created
20020807 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.
Phase (Legacy)
Modified (20071113)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(5) Armstrong, Baker, Cole, Green, Wall
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(3) Christey, Cox, Foat
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:tumbleweed-mms-blank-password(5072)
   May overlap with CVE-2000-0772.
 Christey> fix desc - "installed with a default password" appears twice.

Proposed (Legacy)
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