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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0226

Multiple buffer overflows in yaSSL 1.7.5 and earlier, as used in MySQL and possibly other products, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) the ProcessOldClientHello function in handshake.cpp or (2) "input_buffer& operator>>" in yassl_imp.cpp.
Publish Date : 2008-01-10 Last Update Date : 2008-10-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect versions of MySQL as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5, Red Hat Application Stack v1, and v2, as they are not built with yaSSL support.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-0226

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mysql Mysql Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Yassl Yassl 1.7.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mysql Mysql 1
Yassl Yassl 1

- References For CVE-2008-0226

http://bugs.mysql.com/33814 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/29443
SECUNIA 29443
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3531
SREASON 3531
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1478
DEBIAN DSA-1478
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0560/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-0560
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-588-1
UBUNTU USN-588-1
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-10-09
http://secunia.com/advisories/28324
SECUNIA 28324
http://secunia.com/advisories/32222
SECUNIA 32222
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216 CONFIRM
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/2780
VUPEN ADV-2008-2780
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:150
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:150
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/485810/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080104 Multiple vulnerabilities in yaSSL 1.7.5
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/485811/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080104 Pre-auth buffer-overflow in mySQL through yaSSL
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27140
BID 27140 yaSSL Multiple Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-01-28
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/39429
XF yassl-processoldclienthello-bo(39429)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681
BID 31681 RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-007 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-03-24
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/39431
XF yassl-inputbufferoperator-bo(39431)
http://secunia.com/advisories/28419
SECUNIA 28419
http://secunia.com/advisories/28597
SECUNIA 28597
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-23.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0226

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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