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Oracle MySQL Vulnerability: CVE-2012-5612

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Oracle MySQL Vulnerability: CVE-2012-5612

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/03/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/30/2018
Modified
04/30/2018

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in Oracle MySQL 5.5.19 and other versions through 5.5.28, and MariaDB 5.5.28a and possibly other versions, allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code, as demonstrated using certain variations of the (1) USE, (2) SHOW TABLES, (3) DESCRIBE, (4) SHOW FIELDS FROM, (5) SHOW COLUMNS FROM, (6) SHOW INDEX FROM, (7) CREATE TABLE, (8) DROP TABLE, (9) ALTER TABLE, (10) DELETE FROM, (11) UPDATE, and (12) SET PASSWORD commands.

Solution(s)

  • mysql-upgrade-5_5_29

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