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MySQL 'ALTER DATABASE' Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

Databases

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

3.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

12 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The host is running MySQL and is prone to Denial Of Service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to an error when processing the 'ALTER DATABASE' statement and can be exploited to corrupt the MySQL data directory using the '#mysql50#' prefix followed by a '.' or '..'. NOTE: Successful exploitation requires 'ALTER' privileges on a database.

Affected Software

Affected Software

MySQL version priot to 5.1.48 on all running platform.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to MySQL version 5.1.48.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)