CVE-2018-2773

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2018-04-17
Bugzilla:
1568932: CVE-2018-2773 mysql: pid file can be created in a world-writeable directory (CPU Apr 2018)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Client programs). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.59 and prior, 5.6.39 and prior and 5.7.21 and prior. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where MySQL Server executes to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 4.1 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H).

Find out more about CVE-2018-2773 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7.0 (Kilo) for RHEL 7:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 11.0 (Ocata):
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 12.0:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13.0 (Queens):
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8.0 (Liberty):
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9.0:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 4.1
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required High
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-mysql57-mysql) RHSA-2018:3655 2018-11-26
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-mysql57-mysql) RHSA-2018:3655 2018-11-26
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-mysql56-mysql) RHSA-2018:1254 2018-04-26
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-mysql56-mysql) RHSA-2018:1254 2018-04-26

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-mariadb100-mariadb Will not fix
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-mariadb102-mariadb Will not fix
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-mariadb101-mariadb Will not fix
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9.0 mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8.0 (Liberty) mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13.0 (Queens) mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 12.0 mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 11.0 (Ocata) mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10 mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7.0 (Kilo) for RHEL 7 mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 mariadb Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 mariadb Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 mysql Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 mysql55-mysql Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

External References

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