MySQL User-Defined Functions Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote database server is potentially affected by multiple

Description :

User-defined functions in MySQL can allow a database user to cause
binary libraries on the host to be loaded. The insert privilege on
the table 'mysql.func' is required for a user to create user-defined
functions. When running on Windows and possibly other operating
systems, MySQL is potentially affected by the following

- If an invalid library is requested the Windows
function 'LoadLibraryEx' will block processing until
an error dialog box is acknowledged on the server.
It is not likely that non-Windows systems are affected
by this particular issue.

- MySQL requires that user-defined libraries contain
functions with names fitting the formats: 'XXX_deinit'
or 'XXX_init'. However, other libraries are known to
contain functions fitting these formats and, when called
upon, can cause application crashes, memory corruption
and stack pollution.

See also :

Solution :

There is currently no known fix or patch to address these issues.
Instead, make sure access to create user-defined functions is

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Databases

Nessus Plugin ID: 17698 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62358

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2572