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Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2012 17:03:40 +0100
From: king cope <>
To: Kurt Seifried <>,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: MySQL 5.1/5.5 WiNDOWS REMOTE R00T

Yes I agree, we should discard this default remote vulnerability
because it is documented.

2012/12/2 Sergei Golubchik <>:
> Thanks, Kurt!
>> 2012/12/2 Kurt Seifried <>:
>> >>
>> >> Attached is the MySQL Windows Remote Exploit (post-auth, udf
>> >> technique) including the previously released mass scanner. The
>> >> exploit is mirrored at the farlight website
>> >>
>> >>
>> > So in the case of this issue it appears to be documented (UDF, do
>> > not run MySQL as administrator, etc.). As I understand CVE
>> > assignment rules this issue does not require a CVE, however just to
>> > be on the safe side I'm CC'ing MySQL, Oracle, MariaDB, OSS-SEC,
>> > Steven Christey, cve-assign and OSVDB to the CC so that everyone is
>> > aware of what is going on.
> Just to confirm - yes, it's documented.
> UDF is a feature that allows to run any code in the MySQL server
> process. FILE privilege allows to create files. So yes, sure, with the
> appropriate privileges and the appropriately configured server
> one can create a file and load it as UDF. As expected.
> Regards,
> Sergei
> MariaDB Security Coordinator

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