... and: https://secunia.com/advisories/51894/
Release Date: 2013-01-16
___0-day vulns in MySQL fixed by MariaDB
3 Dec 2012 - "A recently published security vulnerability in the MySQL open source database has been met with fixes by the developers of the open source MariaDB* fork... they also note that a supposed zero day vulnerability that enumerates MySQL users has been known about for ten years. MariaDB versions 5.1, 5.2, 5.3 and 5.5, in which CVE 2012-5579 is fixed, are available for download*. MySQL provider Oracle has yet to confirm the vulnerabilities, much less provide updated software."
Release Date: 2012-12-03
... may be related to vulnerability #1: https://secunia.com/SA51008/
CVE Reference(s): CVE-2012-5611, CVE-2012-5612, CVE-2012-5614, CVE-2012-5615
Impact: Brute force, DoS, System access
Where: From local network
Software: MySQL 5.x
Solution: No official solution is currently available...
Dec 6, 2012 - "... MySQL Database is famous for its high performance, high reliability and ease of use. It runs on both Windows and many non-Windows platforms like UNIX, Mac OS, Solaris, IBM AIX, etc. It has been the fastest growing application and the choice of big companies such as Facebook, Google, and Adobe among others. Given its popularity, cybercriminals and other attackers are definitely eyeing this platform..."