Oracle Mysql 5.7.16 takeover Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Summary

Oracle Mysql is prone to a remote code-execution vulnerability.This allows a remote attacker to exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the user running the affected application. Failed exploit attempts may result in a denial-of-service condition.

Credit:

The information has been provided by Craig Blackie.
The original article can be found at: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95501


Details

Vulnerable Systems:
 * Oracle Mysql 5.5.53
 * Oracle Mysql 5.6.34
 * Oracle Mysql 5.7.16

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: Packaging). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.53 and earlier, 5.6.34 and earlier and 5.7.16 and earlier. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where MySQL Server executes to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks require human interaction from a person other than the attacker. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of MySQL Server. CVSS v3.0 Base Score 6.3 (Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability impacts).

CVE Information:
CVE-2017-3291

Disclosure Timeline:
Publish Date : 2017-01-27
Last Update Date : 2017-01-31

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