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Category:   Application (Database)  >   MySQL Vendors:   MySQL.com
MySQL Item_bin_string::Item_bin_string() Binary Value Processing Bug Lets Remote Authenticated Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020858
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020858
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-3963   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Sep 25 2008
Original Entry Date:  Sep 12 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.0 prior to 5.0.66, 5.1 prior to 5.1.26, 6.0 prior to 6.0.6
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in MySQL. A remote authenticated user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote authenticated user can send a specially crafted SQL statement to trigger a flaw in Item_bin_string::Item_bin_string() and cause the target service to crash.

A request containing an empty binary value can trigger a crash.

The original advisory is available at:

http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=35658

Kay Roepke reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can cause the target database service to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (5.0.66, 5.1.26, 6.0.6).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=35658

Vendor URL:  www.mysql.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Exception handling error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
May 26 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) MySQL Item_bin_string::Item_bin_string() Binary Value Processing Bug Lets Remote Authenticated Users Deny Service   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Application Stack.
Sep 2 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) MySQL Item_bin_string::Item_bin_string() Binary Value Processing Bug Lets Remote Authenticated Users Deny Service   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Fri, 12 Sep 2008 00:00:33 -0400
Subject:  MySQL


http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=35658


 
 


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