MySQL Community Server 5.1 < 5.1.48 Denial of Service Vulnerability

High Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801120

Synopsis

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

Description

Versions of MySQL Community Server 5.1 earlier than 5.1.48 are potentially affected by a denial-of-service vulnerability. The 'ALTER DATABASE' command can be misused by a user with 'ALTER' privileges to cause the MySQL data directory to become unusable.

Solution

Upgrade to MySQL Community Server 5.1.48 or later.

See Also

bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=53804

dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-48.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 801120

File Name: 801120.prm

Family: Database

Published: 2010/06/29

Nessus ID: 47158

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2010/06/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/06/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2008

BID: 41198