MySQL 6.0 < 6.0.10 XPath Expression DoS

medium Nessus Plugin ID 36020
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The remote database server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


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, an authenticated 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'.


Upgrade to MySQL Community Server version 6.0.10 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 36020

File Name: mysql_6_0_10.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: remote

Family: Databases

Published: 3/26/2009

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: mysql_version.nasl, mysql_login.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0819

BID: 33972

Secunia: 34115