Intrusion Prevention

Oracle.MySQL.Grant.Command.Stack.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Oracle MySQL.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software parses a crafted Grant command. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted request.

Affected Products

Oracle MySQL 5.5.28 and prior

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are unaware of any vendor supplied patch or updates available for this issue.

CVE References

CVE-2012-5611