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MySQL COM_CHANGE_USER Password Bypass Vulnerability

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MySQL COM_CHANGE_USER Password Bypass Vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/23/2002
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
08/22/2013

Description

The COM_CHANGE_USER command in MySQL 3.x before 3.23.54, and 4.x before 4.0.6, allows remote attackers to gain privileges via a brute force attack using a one-character password, which causes MySQL to only compare the provided password against the first character of the real password.

Solution(s)

  • mysql-upgrade-3_23_54
  • mysql-upgrade-latest

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