CVE-2012-5615

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2012-12-01
CWE:
CWE-209
Bugzilla:
882608: CVE-2012-5615 mysql: Remote Preauth User Enumeration flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Oracle MySQL 5.5.38 and earlier, 5.6.19 and earlier, and MariaDB 5.5.28a, 5.3.11, 5.2.13, 5.1.66, and possibly other versions, generates different error messages with different time delays depending on whether a user name exists, which allows remote attackers to enumerate valid usernames.

Find out more about CVE-2012-5615 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 3.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7 (mariadb55-mariadb) RHSA-2014:1862 2014-11-17
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7 (mysql55-mysql) RHSA-2014:1860 2014-11-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 for RHEL 7 (mariadb-galera) RHSA-2014:1940 2014-12-02
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 for RHEL 6 (mariadb-galera) RHSA-2014:1937 2014-12-02
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (mysql55-mysql) RHSA-2014:1860 2014-11-17
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (mariadb55-mariadb) RHSA-2014:1862 2014-11-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7 (mariadb) RHSA-2014:1861 2014-11-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (mysql55-mysql) RHSA-2014:1859 2014-11-17

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 mysql Under investigation