Security Vulnerability CVE-2012-3163 in MySQL
Supported versions that are affected are 5.1.64 and earlier and 5.5.26 and earlier. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows successful authenticated network attacks via multiple protocols. Successful attack of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized Operating System takeover including arbitrary code execution. Note: The CVSS Base Score is 9.0 only for Windows. For Linux, Unix and other platforms, the CVSS Base Score is 6.5, and the impacts for Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability are Partial+.