Use of Externally-Controlled Format String Affecting mariadb-pam package, versions <3:10.5.16-2.module+el8.6.0+20717+9b4a4c6e
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4 Aug 2022
18 Feb 2022
Introduced: 18 Feb 2022CVE-2022-24051 Open this link in a new tab
How to fix?
mariadb-pam to version 3:10.5.16-2.module+el8.6.0+20717+9b4a4c6e or higher.
This issue was patched in
Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream
How to fix? for
Oracle:8 relevant versions.
MariaDB CONNECT Storage Engine Format String Privilege Escalation Vulnerability. This vulnerability allows local attackers to escalate privileges on affected installations of MariaDB. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the processing of SQL queries. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied string before using it as a format specifier. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to escalate privileges and execute arbitrary code in the context of the service account. Was ZDI-CAN-16193.