MariaDB Server 5.5.x < 5.5.48 / 10.0.x < 10.0.23 / 10.1.x < 10.1.10 DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9281


The remote database server is affected by a Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerability.


MariaDB is a community-developed fork of the MySQL relational database. The version of MariaDB installed on the remote host is 5.5.x earlier than 5.5.48, or 10.0.x earlier than 10.0.23, or 10.1.x earlier than 10.1.10, and is therefore affected a flaw that exists in the 'decimal2string()' function in 'strings/decimal.c' that is triggered when e.g. the 'COLUMN_JSON()' SQL function handles decimal precision greater than 40. This may allow an authenticated, remote attacker to crash the server.(OSVDB 132259)


Upgrade to version 10.1.10 or later. If version 10.1.x cannot be obtained, versions 10.0.23 and 5.5.48 have also been patched for these issues.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 9281

Family: Database

Published: 2016/05/13

Modified: 2016/12/12

Dependencies: 8693

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

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


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mariadb:mariadb

Patch Publication Date: 2015/12/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/12/10