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852144: CVE-2012-4414 mysql: Multiple SQL injection flaws by generation of binlog entries

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple SQL injection vulnerabilities in the replication code in Oracle MySQL possibly before 5.5.29, and MariaDB 5.1.x through 5.1.62, 5.2.x through 5.2.12, 5.3.x through 5.3.7, and 5.5.x through 5.5.25, allow remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary SQL commands via vectors related to the binary log. NOTE: as of 20130116, Oracle has not commented on claims from a downstream vendor that the fix in MySQL 5.5.29 is incomplete.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4414 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue affects the version of mysql packages shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6, the version of mysql55-mysql packages shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and the version of mariadb as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Moderate security impact and are currently waiting for upstream to fix this issue.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 2.2
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:L/Au:M/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Multiple
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 mysql Fix deferred
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 mysql Fix deferred