MariaDB 5.3 < 5.3.11 Buffer Overflow

medium Nessus Plugin ID 63149
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The remote database server is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.


The version of MariaDB 5.3 running on the remote host is prior to 5.3.11. It is, therefore, affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.
A remote, authenticated attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code.


Upgrade to MariaDB version 5.3.11 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63149

File Name: mariadb_5_3_11.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: remote

Family: Databases

Published: 12/4/2012

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: mysql_version.nasl, mysql_login.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:mariadb:mariadb:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/29/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/29/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5611

BID: 56769

EDB-ID: 23075