Current Description

The pluggable authentication module for mysql (pam_mysql) before 0.4.7 does not properly cleanse user input when constructing SQL statements, which allows attackers to obtain plaintext passwords or hashes.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 19, 2000
Last ModifiedOctober 10, 2017
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.5
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegetrue
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationPam MysqlPam Mysql0.1*******
    2.3ApplicationPam MysqlPam Mysql0.2*******
    2.3ApplicationPam MysqlPam Mysql0.3*******
    2.3ApplicationPam MysqlPam Mysql0.4*******

Vulnerable Software List

Pam Mysql Pam Mysql 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.4


20001026 (SRADV00004) Remote and local vulnerabilities in pam_mysql Vendor Advisory