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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-5612 (1 public exploit)

Heap-based buffer overflow in Oracle MySQL 5.5.19 and other versions through 5.5.28, and MariaDB 5.5.28a and possibly other versions, allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code, as demonstrated using certain variations of the (1) USE, (2) SHOW TABLES, (3) DESCRIBE, (4) SHOW FIELDS FROM, (5) SHOW COLUMNS FROM, (6) SHOW INDEX FROM, (7) CREATE TABLE, (8) DROP TABLE, (9) ALTER TABLE, (10) DELETE FROM, (11) UPDATE, and (12) SET PASSWORD commands.
Publish Date : 2012-12-03 Last Update Date : 2014-02-20
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.5
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 Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
SUSE-SU-2013:0262-1 -- Security update for MySQL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25951 unix
Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server Parser). Supported versions that are a... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16960 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-5612

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.5.28a Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Oracle Mysql 5.5.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mariadb Mariadb 1
Oracle Mysql 1

- References For CVE-2012-5612

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/12/02/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20121202 Re: Re: [Full-disclosure] MySQL (Linux) Stack based buffer overrun PoC Zeroday
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-02/msg00000.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2013:0262
http://secunia.com/advisories/53372
SECUNIA 53372
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201308-06.xml
GENTOO GLSA-201308-06
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:150
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2013:150
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2012/Dec/5
FULLDISC 20121201 MySQL (Linux) Heap Based Overrun PoC Zeroday
Exploit! http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/23076
EXPLOIT-DB 23076 MySQL (Linux) - Heap Based Overrun PoC (0day) Author:kingcope Release Date:2012-12-02 (linux) dos
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1703-1
UBUNTU USN-1703-1
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2013-1515902.html CONFIRM
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:102
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2013:102
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/12/02/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20121202 Re: Re: [Full-disclosure] MySQL (Linux) Stack based buffer overrun PoC Zeroday
https://mariadb.atlassian.net/browse/MDEV-3908 CONFIRM

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-5612

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


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