CVE-2012-5612

medium

Description

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.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-02/msg00000.html

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2012/Dec/5

http://secunia.com/advisories/53372

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201308-06.xml

http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/23076

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:102

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:150

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/12/02/3

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/12/02/4

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2013-1515902.html

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1703-1

https://mariadb.atlassian.net/browse/MDEV-3908

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16960

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-12-03

Updated: 2017-09-19

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8

Severity: MEDIUM