CVE-2012-5613 Detail

Current Description

** DISPUTED ** MySQL 5.5.19 and possibly other versions, and MariaDB 5.5.28a and possibly other versions, when configured to assign the FILE privilege to users who should not have administrative privileges, allows remote authenticated users to gain privileges by leveraging the FILE privilege to create files as the MySQL administrator. NOTE: the vendor disputes this issue, stating that this is only a vulnerability when the administrator does not follow recommendations in the product's installation documentation. NOTE: it could be argued that this should not be included in CVE because it is a configuration issue.


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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.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-02/msg00000.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2012/Dec/6 Exploit 
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201308-06.xml
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/12/02/3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/12/02/4

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-16 Configuration cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5613
NVD Published Date:
12/03/2012
NVD Last Modified:
02/20/2014
Source:
MITRE