MySQL Authentication Protocol Token Comparison Casting Failure Password Bypass

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote database server can be accessed without a valid
password.

Description :

A flaw in the MySQL server allows remote users to authenticate
without a valid password due to a failure when casting a randomly
generated token and comparing it to an expected value.

See also :

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2012/q2/493
http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=64884

Solution :

Upgrade to MySQL 5.1.63 / 5.5.24 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Databases

Nessus Plugin ID: 61393 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53911

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2122