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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2003-0780

Original release date: 09/22/2003
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Buffer overflow in get_salt_from_password from sql_acl.cc for MySQL 4.0.14 and earlier, and 3.23.x, allows attackers with ALTER TABLE privileges to execute arbitrary code via a long Password field.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
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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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#516492
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2003:282
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2003:094
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20030910 Buffer overflow in MySQL
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2003:281
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030910 Buffer overflow in MySQL
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030913 exploit for mysql -- [get_salt_from_password] problem
External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLA-2003:743
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-381
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2003-0034

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.10
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.2
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.22
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.23
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.24
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.25
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.26
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.27
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.28
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.28:gamma
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.29
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.3
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.30
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.31
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.32
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.33
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.34
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.36
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.37
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.38
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.39
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.4
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.40
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.41
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.42
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.43
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.44
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.45
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.46
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.47
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.48
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.49
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.5
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.50
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.51
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.52
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.53
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.53a
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.54
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.54a
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.55
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.56
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.8
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.9
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.0
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.1
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.10
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.11
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.11:gamma
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.12
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.13
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.14
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.2
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.3
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.4
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.5
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.5a
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.6
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.7
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.7:gamma
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.8
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.8:gamma
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.9
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.9:gamma
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.0:alpha
* cpe:/o:conectiva:linux:7.0
* cpe:/o:conectiva:linux:8.0
* cpe:/o:conectiva:linux:9.0

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