Summary #

Netsparker identified a username disclosure (Microsoft SQL Server) in the error message.

Impact #
An attacker can perform brute-force or dictionary-based password guessing on the disclosed username. It may also help the attacker identify other vulnerabilities or further their exploitation of other identified vulnerabilities.
Remediation #
  • Error messages should be disabled.
  • Remove this kind of sensitive data from the output.
Classifications #
PCI v3.1-6.5.5; PCI v3.2-6.5.5; CAPEC-118; CWE-201; HIPAA-164.306(a); ISO27001-A.18.1.4; WASC-13; OWASP 2013-A5; OWASP 2017-A3
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