Public Date:
789141: CVE-2012-0882 mysql: unspecified remote exploit (released with VulnDisco Pack Professional 9.17)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in yaSSL, as used in MySQL 5.5.20 and possibly other versions including 5.5.x before 5.5.22 and 5.1.x before 5.1.62, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, as demonstrated by VulnDisco Pack Professional 9.17. NOTE: as of 20120224, this disclosure has no actionable information. However, because the module author is a reliable researcher, the issue is being assigned a CVE identifier for tracking purposes. NOTE: due to lack of details, it is not clear whether this issue is a duplicate of CVE-2012-0492 or another CVE.

Find out more about CVE-2012-0882 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


We do not currently plan to fix this issue due to the lack of further information about the flaw and its impact. If more information becomes available at a future date, we may revisit the issue.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 mysql Under investigation
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 mysql Under investigation