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CVE-2003-1331 Detail

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the mysql_real_connect function in the MySql client library (libmysqlclient) 4.0.13 and earlier allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a long socket name, a different vulnerability than CVE-2001-1453.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/31/2003

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-1331
Original release date:
12/31/2003
Last revised:
07/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
4.9
Exploitability Subscore:
4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (06/29/2007)

Red Hat does not consider this issue to be a security vulnerability since no trust boundary is crossed. The user must voluntarily interact with the attack mechanism to exploit this flaw, with the result being the ability to run code as themselves.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2003-q2/1303.html External Source FULLDISC 20030612 libmysqlclient 4.x and below mysql_real_connect() buffer overflow.
http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=564 Exploit External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=564
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7887 External Source BID 7887
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/12337 External Source XF mysql-mysqlrealconnect-bo(12337)

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