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MySQL yaSSL SSL Hello Message Buffer Overflow

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MySQL yaSSL SSL Hello Message Buffer Overflow

Disclosed
01/04/2008
Created
05/30/2018

Description

This module exploits a stack buffer overflow in the yaSSL (1.7.5 and earlier) implementation bundled with MySQL <= 6.0. By sending a specially crafted Hello packet, an attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code.

Author(s)

  • MC <mc@metasploit.com>

Platform

Linux

Development

References

Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use exploit/linux/mysql/mysql_yassl_hello
msf exploit(mysql_yassl_hello) > show targets
    ...targets...
msf exploit(mysql_yassl_hello) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(mysql_yassl_hello) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(mysql_yassl_hello) > exploit

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