MySQL 6.0 < 6.0.10 XPath Expression DoS

medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801132
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Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack

Description

The version of MySQL 6.0 installed on the remote host is earlier than 6.0.10 and thus affected by a denial of service vulnerability. Specifically, a 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 'FilterExpr'.

Solution

Upgrade to MySQL Community Server version 6.0.10 or later.

See Also

bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=42495

dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/6.0/en/news-6-0-10.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 801132

Family: Database

Nessus ID: 36020

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0819

BID: 33972