Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

MySQL SHOW GRANTS Password Hash Disclosure Vulnerability

Back to Search

MySQL SHOW GRANTS Password Hash Disclosure Vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/19/2001
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
08/27/2012

Description

MySQL before 3.23.31 allows users with a MySQL account to use the SHOW GRANTS command to obtain the encrypted administrator password from the mysql.user table and possibly gain privileges via password cracking.

Solution(s)

  • mysql-upgrade-3_23_31
  • mysql-upgrade-latest

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;