MySQL < 5.0.88 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801144
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Synopsis

The remote database server is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

The remote host is running MySQL Community server &lt; 5.0.88. Such versions are potentially affected by multiple issues :

- MySQL clients linked against OpenSSL are vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks. (Bug #47320)

- The GeomFromWKB() function can be manipulated to cause a denial of service. (Bug #47780)

- Specially crafted SELECT statements containing sub-queries in the WHERE clause can cause the server to crash. (Bug 48291)


Solution

Upgrade to MySQL Community server 5.0.88 or later.

See Also

bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=47320

bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=47780

bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=48291

dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/news-5-0-88.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 801144

Family: Database

Published: 12/14/2009

Updated: 12/14/2009

Nessus ID: 42899

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 11/4/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/4/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4019

BID: 37076, 37297