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CVE-2012-5611

Impact: Important
Public: 2012-11-29
Bugzilla: 881064: CVE-2012-5611 mysql: acl_get() stack-based buffer overflow

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Stack-based buffer overflow in the acl_get function in Oracle MySQL 5.5.19 and other versions through 5.5.28, and 5.1.53 and other versions through 5.1.66, and MariaDB 5.5.2.x before 5.5.28a, 5.3.x before 5.3.11, 5.2.x before 5.2.13 and 5.1.x before 5.1.66, allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via a long argument to the GRANT FILE command.

Find out more about CVE-2012-5611 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.5
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (mysql) RHSA-2013:0180 January 22, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (mysql) RHSA-2012:1551 December 07, 2012

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