FreeBSD : mysql -- ALTER MERGE denial of service vulnerability (06a6b2cf-484b-11d9-813c-00065be4b5b6)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Dean Ellis reported a denial of service vulnerability in the MySQL
server :

Multiple threads ALTERing the same (or different) MERGE tables to
change the UNION eventually crash the server or hang the individual
threads.

Note that a script demonstrating the problem is included in the MySQL
bug report. Attackers that have control of a MySQL account can easily
use a modified version of that script during an attack.

See also :

http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=2408
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-611.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?d51aacfe

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18830 (freebsd_pkg_06a6b2cf484b11d9813c00065be4b5b6.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 11357

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0837

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