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Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2005 14:32:08 -0000
From: "David Litchfield" <>
To: <>, <>
Subject: Snagging Security Tokens to Elevate Privileges

I've just put up a Database Security Brief; the first of many to come.

It's called a brief because there's enough meat to make it interesting but
not enough to make it a paper ;)

This brief, Snagging Security Tokens to Elevate Privileges, details how a
database server running as a low privileged user on Windows can still
provide an attacker with the ability to gain elevated privileges on the
network and suggests a change it security policy to mitigate the risk. As a
side note, this affects all network servers that offer OS based
authentication - not just database servers.


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