CVE-2008-4456 Detail

Current Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the command-line client in MySQL 5.0.26 through 5.0.45, and other versions including versions later than 5.0.45, when the --html option is enabled, allows attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by placing it in a database cell, which might be accessed by this client when composing an HTML document. NOTE: as of 20081031, the issue has not been fixed in MySQL 5.0.67.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (02/17/2010)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-4456 This issue was addressed for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 by https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1289.html and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 by https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0110.html . The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, future MySQL package updates may address this flaw for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, and Red Hat Application Stack 2.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=27884 Exploit 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2008/Oct/0026.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4357
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-897-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1783
http://www.henlich.de/it-security/mysql-command-line-client-html-injection-vulnerability
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:094
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1289.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0110.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/496842/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/496877/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/497158/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/497885/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31486
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1397-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45590
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11456

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4456
NVD Published Date:
10/06/2008
NVD Last Modified:
12/17/2019
Source:
MITRE