MySQL Single Row Subselect Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote database server is prone to a denial of service attack.

Description :

According to its banner, the version of MySQL on the remote host is
older than 5.0.37. Such versions are vulnerable to a remote denial of
service when processing certain single row subselect queries. A
malicious user can crash the service via a specially crafted SQL

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to MySQL version 5.0.37 or newer.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Databases

Nessus Plugin ID: 24905 ()

Bugtraq ID: 22900

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1420