Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mysql (MDVSA-2010:107)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 46726


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in mysql :

The server failed to check the table name argument of a COM_FIELD_LIST command packet for validity and compliance to acceptable table name standards. This could be exploited to bypass almost all forms of checks for privileges and table-level grants by providing a specially crafted table name argument to COM_FIELD_LIST (CVE-2010-1848).

The server could be tricked into reading packets indefinitely if it received a packet larger than the maximum size of one packet CVE-2010-1849).

The server was susceptible to a buffer-overflow attack due to a failure to perform bounds checking on the table name argument of a COM_FIELD_LIST command packet. By sending long data for the table name, a buffer is overflown, which could be exploited by an authenticated user to inject malicious code (CVE-2010-1850).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 46726

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-107.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/05/26

Modified: 2016/05/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mysql-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mysql-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mysql15, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mysql16, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmysql-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmysql-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmysql15, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmysql16, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-bench, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-client, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-common, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-common-core, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-core, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-max, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-ndb-extra, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-ndb-management, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-ndb-storage, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-ndb-tools, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/05/25

Exploitable With

CANVAS (White_Phosphorus)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1848, CVE-2010-1849, CVE-2010-1850

BID: 40100, 40106, 40109

MDVSA: 2010:107