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

Tenable Plugins

View all (23 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
67998Oracle Linux 4 : mysql (ELSA-2010-0110)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
63890RHEL 5 : mysql (RHSA-2009:1289)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
60735Scientific Linux Security Update : mysql on SL4.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
60655Scientific Linux Security Update : mysql on SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
58325Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 / 11.10 : mysql-5.1, mysql-dfsg-5.0, mysql-dfsg-5.1 vulnerabilities (USN-1397-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
17811MySQL < 5.0.89 / 5.1.42 / 5.4.2 / 5.5.1 / 6.0.14 Client XSSNessusDatabases
low
57446GLSA-201201-02 : MySQL: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high
5489Mac OS X < 10.6.3 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorGeneric
critical
45372Mac OS X 10.6.x < 10.6.3 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
44647CentOS 4 : mysql (CESA-2010:0110)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
44635RHEL 4 : mysql (RHSA-2010:0110)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
44585Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : mysql-dfsg-5.0, mysql-dfsg-5.1 vulnerabilities (USN-897-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
43782CentOS 5 : mysql (CESA-2009:1289)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
43045Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mysql (MDVSA-2009:326)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
high
42015openSUSE 10 Security Update : libmysqlclient-devel (libmysqlclient-devel-6360)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
41560SuSE 10 Security Update : MySQL (ZYPP Patch Number 6446)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
41421SuSE 11 Security Update : MySQL (SAT Patch Number 1114)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
41313SuSE9 Security Update : MySQL (YOU Patch Number 12456)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
40790openSUSE Security Update : libmysqlclient-devel (libmysqlclient-devel-1116)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
40784openSUSE Security Update : libmysqlclient-devel (libmysqlclient-devel-1116)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
38642Debian DSA-1783-1 : mysql-dfsg-5.0 - multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusDebian Local Security Checks
medium
36943Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mysql (MDVSA-2009:094)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
medium
34390FreeBSD : mysql -- command line client input validation vulnerability (4775c807-8f30-11dd-821f-001cc0377035)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
low