Fw: MS SQL WORM IS DESTROYING INTERNET BLOCK PORT 1434! Jan 25 2003 09:20AM
Jeremy Kister (securityfocus-bugtraq jeremykister com)
Some News: http://news.zdnet.co.uk/story/0,,t269-s2099780,00.html
Advisory: http://www.nextgenss.com/advisories/mssql-udp.txt
Microsoft Fix:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?url=/technet/secur
ity/
bulletin/MS02-039.asp

MS SQL listens on port 1434/udp so that clients can figure out which method
of communication to use (named pipes, tcp/ip et al)
there are two problems that yield ability to execute code remotely while
unauthenticated.

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-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Bacarella [mailto:mbac (at) netgraft (dot) com [email concealed]]
Sent: Saturday, January 25, 2003 2:12 AM
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Subject: MS SQL WORM IS DESTROYING INTERNET BLOCK PORT 1434!

>
> I'm getting massive packet loss to various points on the globe.
> I am seeing a lot of these in my tcpdump output on each
> host.
>
> 02:06:31.017088 150.140.142.17.3047 > 24.193.37.212.ms-sql-m: udp 376
> 02:06:31.017244 24.193.37.212 > 150.140.142.17: icmp: 24.193.37.212 udp
port
> ms-sql-m unreachable [tos 0xc0
>
> It looks like there's a worm affecting MS SQL Server which is
> pingflooding addresses at some random sequence.
>
> All admins with access to routers should block port 1434 (ms-sql-m)!
>
> Everyone running MS SQL Server shut it the hell down or make
> sure it can't access the internet proper!
>
> I make no guarantees that this information is correct, test it
> out for yourself!
>
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