VDB-121801 · CVE-2018-3084 · BID 104788

Oracle MySQL Server up to 8.0.11 Shell access control

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A vulnerability has been found in Oracle MySQL Server up to 8.0.11 (Database Software) and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality of the component Shell. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-284. The product does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The bug was discovered 07/17/2018. The weakness was released 07/18/2018 with Oracle as Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - July 2018 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at oracle.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2018-3084 since 12/15/2017. An attack has to be approached locally. The successful exploitation needs a single authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 111160 (MySQL 8.0.x < 8.0.12 Multiple Vulnerabilities (RPM Check) (July 2018 CPU)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Databases and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 20088 (Oracle MySQL July 2018 Critical Patch Update (CPUJUL2018)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Tenable (111160) and SecurityFocus (BID 104788†).







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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-284 / CWE-266

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Nessus ID: 111160
Nessus Name: MySQL 8.0.x < 8.0.12 Multiple Vulnerabilities (RPM Check) (July 2018 CPU)
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Vendor: oracle.com

Advisory: Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - July 2018
Organization: Oracle
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2018-3084 (🔍)

SecurityTracker: 1041294
SecurityFocus: 104788 - Oracle MySQL Server CVE-2018-3084 Local Security Vulnerability


Created: 07/18/2018 10:06 AM
Updated: 04/17/2023 02:10 PM
Changes: 07/18/2018 10:06 AM (84), 03/07/2020 03:27 PM (6), 04/17/2023 02:10 PM (5)
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