Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mysql (MDVSA-2012:178)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 63199
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Synopsis

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in mysql :

Stack-based buffer overflow in MySQL 5.5.19, 5.1.53, and possibly other versions, and MariaDB 5.5.2.x before 5.5.28a, 5.3.x before 5.3.11, 5.2.x before 5.2.13 and 5.1.x before 5.1.66, allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via a long argument to the GRANT FILE command (CVE-2012-5611).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://mariadb.atlassian.net/browse/MDEV-3884

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63199

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2012-178.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 12/10/2012

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mysql-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mysql-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mysql18, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mysqld0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mysqlservices0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmysql-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmysql-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmysql18, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmysqld0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmysqlservices0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-bench, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-client, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-common, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-common-core, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-core, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2011

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 12/9/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5611

MDVSA: 2012:178