CVE-2015-3152

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2015-04-29
Bugzilla:
1217506: CVE-2015-3152 mysql: use of SSL/TLS can not be enforced in mysql client library (oCERT-2015-003, BACKRONYM)
It was found that the MySQL client library permitted but did not require a client to use SSL/TLS when establishing a secure connection to a MySQL server using the "--ssl" option. A man-in-the-middle attacker could use this flaw to strip the SSL/TLS protection from a connection between a client and a server.

Find out more about CVE-2015-3152 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects all versions of mysql and mariadb as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Moderate security impact and are currently awaiting upstream patch to resolve this flaw.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
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 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-mariadb100-mariadb) RHSA-2015:1646 2015-08-20
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-mariadb100-mariadb) RHSA-2015:1646 2015-08-20
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (mariadb55-mariadb) RHSA-2015:1647 2015-08-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (mariadb) RHSA-2015:1665 2015-08-24
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (mariadb55-mariadb) RHSA-2015:1647 2015-08-20

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux mysql55-mysql Will not fix
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-mysql56-mysql Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6.0 (Juno) for RHEL 7 mariadb-galera Fix deferred
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 (Icehouse) mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 mysql Fix deferred
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 mysql55-mysql Will not fix

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