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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63199

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: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 2012/12/10

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2012/12/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5611

MDVSA: 2012:178