CVE-2015-8949

NameCVE-2015-8949
DescriptionUse-after-free vulnerability in the my_login function in DBD::mysql before 4.033_01 allows attackers to have unspecified impact by leveraging a call to mysql_errno after a failure of my_login.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-576-1, DSA-3635-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libdbd-mysql-perl (PTS)wheezy4.021-1vulnerable
wheezy (security)4.021-1+deb7u3fixed
jessie (security), jessie4.028-2+deb8u2fixed
buster, sid, stretch4.041-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libdbd-mysql-perlsource(unstable)4.035-1high
libdbd-mysql-perlsourcejessie4.028-2+deb8u1highDSA-3635-1
libdbd-mysql-perlsourcewheezy4.021-1+deb7u1highDLA-576-1

Notes

https://github.com/perl5-dbi/DBD-mysql/pull/45
https://github.com/perl5-dbi/DBD-mysql/commit/cf0aa7751f6ef8445e9310a64b14dc81460ca156

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