Vulnerability Details

MySQL Denial Of Service and Spoofing Vulnerabilities

Published: 2009-12-04 13:17:59
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact:
Successful exploitation could allow users to cause a Denial of Service and man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL-based MySQL servers via a crafted certificate.

Affected Versions:
MySQL 5.0.x before 5.0.88 and 5.1.x before 5.1.41 on all running platform.

Technical Details:
The flaws are due to: - mysqld does not properly handle errors during execution of certain SELECT statements with subqueries, and does not preserve certain null_value flags during execution of statements that use the 'GeomFromWKB()' function. - An error in 'vio_verify_callback()' function in 'viosslfactories.c', when OpenSSL is used, accepts a value of zero for the depth of X.509 certificates.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to MySQL version 5.0.88 or 5.1.41.

Summary:
The host is running MySQL and is prone to Denial Of Service and Spoofing Vulnerabilities

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Remote Banner Unreliable

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-4019
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-4028

References:

http://bugs.mysql.com/47780
http://bugs.mysql.com/47320
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=125881733826437&w=2
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/news-5-0-88.html
http://dev.mysql.com/downloads

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8
Published
2009-12-04
Modified
2019-03-07
Category
Denial of Service

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