CVE-2018-3174

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2018-10-16
Bugzilla:
1640321: CVE-2018-3174 mysql: Init script calling kill with root privileges using pid from pidfile owned by mysql user (CPU Oct 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 5.5.61 and prior, 5.6.41 and prior, 5.7.23 and prior and 8.0.12 and prior. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where MySQL Server executes to compromise MySQL Server. While the vulnerability is in MySQL Server, attacks may significantly impact additional products. 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 5.3 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H).

Find out more about CVE-2018-3174 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 1.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required High
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

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

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-mariadb101-mariadb Affected
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-mariadb102-mariadb Affected
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-mysql80-mysql Not affected
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9.0 mariadb-galera Not affected
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8.0 (Liberty) mariadb-galera Not affected
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 14 mariadb Not affected
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13.0 (Queens) mariadb Not affected
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 12.0 mariadb-galera Not affected
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10 mariadb-galera Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 mariadb Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 mysql Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 mysql55-mysql Will not fix

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