MySQL Protocol Remote User Enumeration

medium Nessus Plugin ID 64263

Synopsis

The remote database server has an information disclosure vulnerability.

Description

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.

Solution

There is no known solution at this time.

See Also

https://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2012/Dec/9

https://mariadb.atlassian.net/browse/MDEV-3909

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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