MySQL Binary Log SQL Injection

medium Nessus Plugin ID 64503
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The database server running on the remote host has multiple SQL injection vulnerabilities.


The version of MySQL installed on the remote host is earlier than 5.5.33 / 5.6.x earlier than 5.6.13 and is, therefore, potentially affected by multiple SQL injection vulnerabilities. User-supplied identifiers are not properly quoted before being written into the binary log. An attacker with a valid account and privileges to modify data could exploit this to modify tables that they should not have access to.


Upgrade to MySQL version 5.5.33 / 5.6.13 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64503

File Name: mysql_binary_log_sqli.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: remote

Family: Databases

Published: 2/8/2013

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: mysql_version.nasl, mysql_login.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:mysql

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/31/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/11/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4414

BID: 55498