MySQL Authentication Protocol Token Comparison Casting Failure Password Bypass

High Nessus Plugin ID 61393

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.

Solution

Upgrade to MySQL 5.1.63 / 5.5.24 or later.

See Also

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2012/q2/493

http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=64884

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 61393

File Name: mysql_auth_bypass.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: remote

Family: Databases

Published: 2012/08/02

Modified: 2018/07/16

Dependencies: 11153

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mysql:mysql, cpe:/a:oracle:mysql

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/05/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/05/07

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2122

BID: 53911

EDB-ID: 19092