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Check Point Advisories

Oracle MySQL DELETE Heap Buffer Overflow (CVE-2012-5612)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-1311
Date Published: 20 Dec 2012
Severity: High
Last Updated: 14 Feb 2016
Industry Reference:CVE-2012-5612
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A heap buffer overflow vulnerability has been detected in MySQL database server. The vulnerability is due to an error while parsing the DELETE command. A remote authenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a malicious DELETE command to the affected service.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Oracle MySQL DELETE Heap Buffer Overflow protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  MySQL Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Oracle MySQL DELETE Heap Buffer Overflow

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