MySQL Connector/J vulnerable to SQL injection


MySQL Connector/J from Sun Microsystems contains a SQL injection vulnerability.

MySQL Connector/J from Sun Microsystems is a software that provides access to a MySQL database for client applications written in Java. MySQL Connector/J contains a SQL injection vulnerability.

Masakazu Ikeda of WebAppSec reported this vulnerability to IPA.JPCERT/CC coordinated with the vendor under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 6.8 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: Partial
Affected Products

Sun Microsystems, Inc.
  • MySQL Connector/J 5.1.7 and earlier


A remote attacker could obtain and modify contents in the database.

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Vendor Information

Sun Microsystems, Inc.
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. SQL Injection(CWE-89) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)


  1. JVN : JVN#59748723
Revision History

  • [2009/07/29]
      Web page published