FreeBSD : mysql -- FTS request denial of service vulnerability (29edd807-438d-11d9-8bb9-00065be4b5b6)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18882


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


A special crafted MySQL FTS request can cause the server to crash.
Malicious MySQL users can abuse this bug in a denial of service attack against systems running an affected MySQL daemon.

Note that because this bug is related to the parsing of requests, it may happen that this bug is triggered accidentally by a user when he or she makes a typo.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18882

File Name: freebsd_pkg_29edd807438d11d98bb900065be4b5b6.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2015/05/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mysql-server, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2004/12/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/03/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0956

BID: 11432