MySQL 5.1 < 5.1.32 XPath Expression DoS

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Synopsis :

The remote database server is affected by a denial of service

Description :

The version of MySQL 5.1 installed on the remote host is earlier than
5.1.32 and is, therefore, affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
Specifically, an authenticated user can cause an assertion failure
leading to a server crash by calling 'ExtractValue()' or 'UpdateXML()'
using an XPath expression employing a scalar expression as a

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to MySQL Community Server version 5.1.32 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Databases

Nessus Plugin ID: 35766 ()

Bugtraq ID: 33972

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0819