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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for mysql55 (ALAS-2012-93) (CVE-2012-2122)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for mysql55 (ALAS-2012-93) (CVE-2012-2122)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/26/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

sql/password.c in Oracle MySQL 5.1.x before 5.1.63, 5.5.x before 5.5.24, and 5.6.x before 5.6.6, and MariaDB 5.1.x before 5.1.62, 5.2.x before 5.2.12, 5.3.x before 5.3.6, and 5.5.x before 5.5.23, when running in certain environments with certain implementations of the memcmp function, allows remote attackers to bypass authentication by repeatedly authenticating with the same incorrect password, which eventually causes a token comparison to succeed due to an improperly-checked return value.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mysql55
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mysql55-bench
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mysql55-common
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mysql55-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mysql55-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mysql55-embedded
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mysql55-embedded-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mysql55-libs
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mysql55-server
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mysql55-test

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mysql55
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mysql55-bench
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mysql55-common
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mysql55-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mysql55-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mysql55-embedded
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mysql55-embedded-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mysql55-libs
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mysql55-server
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mysql55-test

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