Bug 194613 - (CVE-2006-0903) CVE-2006-0903 Mysql log file obfuscation
CVE-2006-0903 Mysql log file obfuscation
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tom Lane
David Lawrence
source=secunia,reported=20060227,impa...
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Depends On: 183260 183261 188213
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Reported: 2006-06-14 08:34 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2015-03-30 09:54 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-11-15 20:25:49 EST
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Description Josh Bressers 2006-06-14 08:34:39 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #183260 +++

Mysql log file obfuscation

http://secunia.com/advisories/19034

The following text is from tgl:

Yeah, problem confirmed locally: the query log message is truncated,

060227 11:15:47       6 Connect     root@localhost on test
6 Query       /* x */ select 2+2
6 Quit
060227 11:16:24       7 Connect     root@localhost on test
7 Query       /*
7 Quit

The report is perhaps deliberately obscure: you can *not* exploit this
through mysql_query() because it expects a null-terminated string
anyway.  But you can exploit it through mysql_real_query() which takes
a pointer and count.

I'd class the severity as pretty low, since all it allows is hiding
some traces of an attack after the attacker has already broken into
the database.  But since MySQL make a point of how mysql_real_query()
supports embedded nulls in the query string, it's certainly a bug.


This issue also affects RHEL2.1

See the parent for more information.  This bug is a clone to track this issue
for RHEL2 and RHEL3.
Comment 1 Tom Lane 2010-11-15 20:25:49 EST
Marking as WONTFIX since RHEL2.1 and RHEL3 are EOL.

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