MySQL Community Server 5.1 < 5.1.52 Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities

medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801123
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Synopsis

The remote database server is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

Versions of MySQL Community Server 5.1 earlier than 5.1.52 are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- An error exists in the handling of 'EXPLAIN' for a 'SELECT' statement from a derived table which can cause the server to crash. (54488)

- An error exists int he handling of 'EXPLAIN EXTENDED' when used in some prepared statements, which can cause the server to crash. (54494)

- The server does not check the type of values assigned to items of type 'GeometryCollection'. Such assignments can cause the server to crash. (55531)

Solution

Upgrade to MySQL Community Server 5.1.52 or later.

See Also

bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=54488

bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=54494

bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=55531

dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-52.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 801123

Family: Database

Published: 5/23/2011

Updated: 5/23/2011

Nessus ID: 50527

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

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: 10/11/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/4/2010

Reference Information

BID: 47871