CVE-2008-4456

LOW

Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the command-line client in MySQL 5.0.26 through 5.0.45, and other versions including versions later than 5.0.45, when the --html option is enabled, allows attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by placing it in a database cell, which might be accessed by this client when composing an HTML document. NOTE: as of 20081031, the issue has not been fixed in MySQL 5.0.67.

References

http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=27884

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html

http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2008/Oct/0026.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/32072

http://secunia.com/advisories/34907

http://secunia.com/advisories/36566

http://secunia.com/advisories/38517

http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4357

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077

http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-897-1

http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1783

http://www.henlich.de/it-security/mysql-command-line-client-html-injection-vulnerability

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:094

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1289.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0110.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/496842/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/496877/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/497158/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/497885/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31486

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1397-1

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45590

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11456

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-10-06

Updated: 2019-12-17

Type: CWE-79

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.6

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 4.9

Severity: LOW