FIX: Potential English Query Security Issue

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Article ID: 297105 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q297105
BUG #: 101596 (SQLBUG_70)
BUG #: 353115 (SHILOH)
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SYMPTOMS

If you are running Microsoft SQL Server English Query applications or Model testing English Query applications with Microsoft Visual Studio, you should apply the English Query update to ensure the most robust English Query server configuration.

RESOLUTION

SQL Server 7.0


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SQL Server 2000

A supported fix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem described in this article and should be applied to all Microsoft SQL Server English Query applications.

To resolve this problem immediately, the following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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Download SQL Server 2000 patch (s80286i.exe) now
The s80286i.exe file contains the following files:
File name      Size        Date
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Mseqbase.dll   6,385,718   4/23/2001
Mseqcore.eqd   1,182,720   4/23/2001
Readme.txt     2,160       4/25/2001
				
Release Date: MAY-6-2001

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WORKAROUND

All customers that use Microsoft SQL Server English Query applications should download and apply the fix that is appropriate for their version of Microsoft SQL Server.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server 7.0 and SQL Server 2000.

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Steps to Install the Fix

To install the fix, use these steps:
  1. Download the appropriate Microsoft English Query patch (s70992i.exe for SQL Server 7.0 and s80286i.exe for SQL Server 2000) by clicking the link to the file shown in the "Resolution" section.
  2. Extract the patch in the downloaded file by running the self-extracting executable file.
  3. Follow the instructions in the Readme.txt file that is included with the downloaded file.

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Article ID: 297105 - Last Review: October 26, 2007 - Revision: 4.6
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 Standard Edition
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