Vulnerability CVE-2008-4456


Published: 2008-10-06   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the command-line client in MySQL 5.0.26 through 5.0.45, and other versions including versions later than 5.0.45, when the --html option is enabled, allows attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by placing it in a database cell, which might be accessed by this client when composing an HTML document. NOTE: as of 20081031, the issue has not been fixed in MySQL 5.0.67.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
MySQL command-line client HTML injection vulnerability
Thomas Henlich
01.10.2008

Type:

CWE-79

(Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting'))

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
2.6/10
2.9/10
4.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
High
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
Mysql -> Mysql 

 References:
http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=27884
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2008/Oct/0026.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4357
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-897-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1783
http://www.henlich.de/it-security/mysql-command-line-client-html-injection-vulnerability
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:094
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1289.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0110.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/496842/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/496877/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/497158/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/497885/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31486
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1397-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45590
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11456

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