MySQL Community Server 5.1 < 5.1.49 Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities

medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801140
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Synopsis

The remote database server is vulnerable to multiple denial of service attacks.

Description

Versions of MySQL Community Server 5.1 earlier than 5.1.49 are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- After changing the values of the 'innodb_file_format' or 'innodb_file_per_table' configuration parameters, DDL statements could cause a server crash. (Bug #55039)

Joins involving a table with a unique SET column could cause a server crash. (Bug #54575)

Incorrect handling of NULL arguments could lead to a crash for IN() or CASE operations when ULL arguments were either passed explicitly as arguments (for IN()) or implicitly generated by the WITH ROLLUP modifier which could lead to a crash. (Bug #54477)

- A malformed argument to the BINLOG statement could result in Valgrind warnings or a server crash. (Bug #54393)

- Use of TEMPORARY InnoDB tables with nullabale columns could cause a server crash. (Bug #54044)

- The server could crash if there were alternate reads from two indexes on a table using the HANDLER interface. (Bug #54007)

- Using EXPLAIN with specially crafted queries could lead to a crash. (Bug #52711)

- 'LOAD DATA INFILE' did not check for SQL errors and sent an OK packet even when errors were already reported. (Bug #52512)

Solution

Upgrade to MySQL Community Server 5.1.49 or later.

See Also

dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-49.html

bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=55039

bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=54575

bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=54477

bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=54393

bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=54044

bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=54007

bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=52711

bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=52512

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 801140

Family: Database

Published: 8/24/2010

Updated: 8/24/2010

Nessus ID: 48759

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 7/9/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/9/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3677, CVE-2010-3678, CVE-2010-3680, CVE-2010-3681, CVE-2010-3682, CVE-2010-3679, CVE-2010-3683, CVE-2010-3676

BID: 42598, 42599, 42633, 42646, 42596, 42625, 42638, 42586, 42643