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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.

Source:  MITRE
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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: 6.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
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/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

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mariadb:mariadb:5.5.28a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:mysql:5.5.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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