MySQL Community Server 5.1 < 5.1.51 Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5677

Synopsis

The remote database server is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

Versions of MySQL Community Server 5.1 earlier than 5.1.51 are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A privilege escalation vulnerability exists when using statement-based replication. Version specific comments used on a master server with a lesser release version than its slave can allow the MySQL privilege system on the slave server to be subverted. (49124)

- The improper handling of type errors during argument evaluation in extreme-value functions, e.g., 'LEAST()' or 'GREATEST()' caused server crashes. (55826)

- The creation of derived tables needing a temporary grouping table caused server crashes. (55568)

- The re-evaluation of a user-variable assignment expression after the creation of a temporary table caused server crashes. (55564)

- The pre-evaluation of 'LIKE' predicates while preparing a view caused server crashes. (54568)

- The use of 'GROUP_CONCAT()' and 'WITH ROLLUP' caused server crashes. (54476)

- The use of an intermediate temporary table and queries containing calls to 'GREATEST()' or 'LEAST()', having a list of both numeric and 'LONGBLOB' arguments, caused server crashes. (54461)

- The use of nested joins in prepared statements or stored procedures could result in infinite loops. (53544)

Solution

Upgrade to MySQL Community Server 5.1.51 or later.

See Also

http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=49124

http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=55826

http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=55568

http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=55564

http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=54568

http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=54476

http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=54461

http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=53544

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-50.html

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-51.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5677

File Name: 5677.prm

Family: Database

Published: 2010/10/05

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 5003

Nessus ID: 49711

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mysql:community_server

Patch Publication Date: 2010/09/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/08/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3833, CVE-2010-3834, CVE-2010-3835, CVE-2010-3836, CVE-2010-3837, CVE-2010-3838, CVE-2010-3839, CVE-2010-3840

BID: 43676, 43677