MySQL Community Server 5.1 < 5.1.48 Denial of Service Vulnerability

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5588


The remote database server is vulnerable to a denial of service attack.


Versions of MySQL Community Server 5.1 earlier than 5.1.48 are potentially affected by a denial-of-service vulnerability. The 'ALTER DATABASE' command can be misused by a user with 'ALTER' privileges to cause the MySQL data directory to become unusable.


Upgrade to MySQL Community Server 5.1.48 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5588

Family: Database

Published: 2010/06/29

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 5003

Nessus ID: 47158

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3.3

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

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


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 4


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mysql:community_server

Patch Publication Date: 2010/06/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/06/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2008

BID: 41198