MySQL Protocol Remote User Enumeration

medium Nessus Plugin ID 64263
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VPR Score: 3.3


The remote database server has an information disclosure vulnerability.


The version of MySQL or MariaDB running on the remote host has a user enumeration vulnerability. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this to learn the names of valid database users. This information could be used to mount further attacks.


There is no known solution at this time.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64263

File Name: mysql_user_enumeration.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: remote

Family: Databases

Published: 1/28/2013

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: mysql_default_accounts.nbin

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.3

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:oracle:mysql:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:mariadb:mariadb:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/1/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5615

BID: 56766

EDB-ID: 23081