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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-5611 (1 public exploit)

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.
Publish Date : 2012-12-03 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012-1551 -- mysql security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26706 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2013-0180 -- mysql security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27670 unix
DSA-2581-1 mysql-5.1 - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18423 unix
ELSA-2012:1551: mysql security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23921 unix
ELSA-2013:0180: mysql security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23326 unix
RHSA-2012:1551: mysql security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20121551 unix
RHSA-2012:1551: mysql security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21528 unix
RHSA-2013:0180: mysql security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21022 unix
RHSA-2013:0180: mysql security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130180 unix
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 Privileges). Supported versions that a... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16395 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-2012-5611

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.1.41 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.1.42 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.1.44 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.1.47 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.1.49 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.1.50 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.1.51 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.1.53 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.1.55 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.1.60 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.1.61 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.1.62 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.2.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.3.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.3.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.5.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.5.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.5.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.5.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.5.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.5.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.5.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Mariadb Mariadb 5.5.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.53 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Oracle Mysql 5.5.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mariadb Mariadb 44
Oracle Mysql 2

MLIST [oss-security] 20121202 Re: Re: [Full-disclosure] MySQL (Linux) Stack based buffer overrun PoC Zeroday
MLIST [oss-security] 20121202 Re: Re: [Full-disclosure] MySQL (Linux) Stack based buffer overrun PoC Zeroday
EXPLOIT-DB 23075 MySQL (Linux) - Stack Based Buffer Overrun PoC (0day) Author:kingcope Release Date:2012-12-02 (linux) dos
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0180
FULLDISC 20121201 MySQL (Linux) Stack based buffer overrun PoC Zeroday
SUSE SUSE-SU-2013:0262
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0014
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0135
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0156
REDHAT RHSA-2012:1551
GENTOO GLSA-201308-06
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1412
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0011
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0013

- Vulnerability Conditions

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

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-5611

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