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CVE-2012-5612 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in Oracle MySQL 5.5.19 and other versions through 5.5.28, and MariaDB 5.5.28a and possibly other versions, allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code, as demonstrated using certain variations of the (1) USE, (2) SHOW TABLES, (3) DESCRIBE, (4) SHOW FIELDS FROM, (5) SHOW COLUMNS FROM, (6) SHOW INDEX FROM, (7) CREATE TABLE, (8) DROP TABLE, (9) ALTER TABLE, (10) DELETE FROM, (11) UPDATE, and (12) SET PASSWORD commands.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/03/2012
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Evaluator Description

Per http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/12/02/3, this vulnerability is for linux-based software installations.

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-02/msg00000.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2012/Dec/5 Exploit
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201308-06.xml
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/23076 Exploit
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:102
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:150
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/12/02/3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/12/02/4
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2013-1515902.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1703-1
https://mariadb.atlassian.net/browse/MDEV-3908 Exploit Patch
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16960

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5612
NVD Published Date:
12/03/2012
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017