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Oracle MySQL Denial Of Service Vulnerability Feb17 (Linux)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Databases

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is running Oracle MySQL and is prone to denial-of-service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

Multiple errors exists as, - In sql-common/client.c script 'mysql_prune_stmt_list' function, the for loop adds elements to pruned_list without removing it from the existing list. - If application gets disconnected just before it tries to prepare a new statement, 'mysql_prune_stmt_list' tries to detach all previously prepared statements.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Oracle MySQL version before 5.6.21 and 5.7.x before 5.7.5 on Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Oracle MySQL version 5.6.21 or 5.7.5 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)