CVE Database

CVE-2012-5615

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

Details

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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 Instance
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

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

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