Vulnerability Details

MySQL Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities

Published: 2011-01-21 13:38:54
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Detection Type:
Remote Banner Unreliable

Impact:
Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to cause a denial of service and to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Versions:
MySQL 5.0 before 5.0.92, 5.1 before 5.1.51, and 5.5 before 5.5.6.

Technical Details:
The flaws are due to: - An error in propagating the type errors, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via crafted arguments to extreme-value functions such as 'LEAST' or 'GREATEST'. - An unspecified error in vectors related to materializing a derived table that required a temporary table for grouping and user variable assignments. - An error in handling prepared statements that uses GROUP_CONCAT with the WITH ROLLUP modifier. - An error in handling a query that uses the GREATEST or LEAST function with a mixed list of numeric and LONGBLOB arguments.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to MySQL version 5.0.92, or 5.1.51 or 5.5.6.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
The host is running MySQL and is prone to multiple denial of service vulnerabilities.

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-3833
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-3834
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-3836
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-3837
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-3838

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/43676

References:

http://secunia.com/advisories/42875
http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=54568
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/news-5-5-6.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/news-5-0-92.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-51.html

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0
Published
2011-01-21
Modified
2019-05-13
Category
Databases

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