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Aaron Bertrand

Aaron is a Product Evangelist for SentryOne, makers of Plan Explorer and a performance monitoring and event management platform for the Microsoft Data Platform and VMware. He has been blogging here at since 2006, focusing on manageability, performance, and new features, and also blogs at and; has been a Microsoft MVP since 1997; tweets as @AaronBertrand; and speaks frequently at major conferences, user group meetings, and SQL Saturday events worldwide.

Very important SQL Server update

There is a patch available for four elevation of privilege vulnerabilities recently discovered in SQL Server.


This security update resolves four privately disclosed vulnerabilities. The more serious of the vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to run code and to take complete control of an affected system. An authenticated attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full administrative rights.

Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer can detect whether your computer system requires this update. The update may require a restart.

Get the update here:

Published Tuesday, July 8, 2008 6:32 PM by AaronBertrand



tduffy77 said:

Thanks Aaron.

July 10, 2008 1:58 PM
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