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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-5611

Original release date: 12/03/2012
Last revised: 02/20/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Stack-based buffer overflow in the acl_get function in Oracle MySQL 5.5.19 and other versions through 5.5.28, and 5.1.53 and other versions through 5.1.66, and MariaDB 5.5.2.x before 5.5.28a, 5.3.x before 5.3.11, 5.2.x before 5.2.13 and 5.1.x before 5.1.66, allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via a long argument to the GRANT FILE command.

Description

per http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/12/02/3, this vulnerability is only on linux-based software installations

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.5 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://kb.askmonty.org/en/mariadb-5311-release-notes/
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1703-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 53372
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0156
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 51443
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20121202 Re: Re: [Full-disclosure] MySQL (Linux) Stack based buffer overrun PoC Zeroday
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20121201 MySQL (Linux) Stack based buffer overrun PoC Zeroday
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:102
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://kb.askmonty.org/en/mariadb-5166-release-notes/
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16395
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0011
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://kb.askmonty.org/en/mariadb-5213-release-notes/
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1412
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20121202 Re: Re: [Full-disclosure] MySQL (Linux) Stack based buffer overrun PoC Zeroday
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:150
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0180
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0013
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2581
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2013:0262
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1658-1
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0014
External Source: EXPLOIT-DB
Name: 23075
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1551
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2013-1515902.html
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201308-06
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0135
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://kb.askmonty.org/en/mariadb-5528a-release-notes/

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