55734 : MySQL sql_parse.cc dispatch_command() Function Format String DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2009-07-08

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2009-2446" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : Multiple format string vulnerabilities in the dispatch_command function in libmysqld/sql_parse.cc in mysqld in MySQL 4.0.0 through 5.0.83 allow remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) and possibly have unspecified other impact via format string specifiers in a database name in a (1) COM_CREATE_DB or (2) COM_DROP_DB request. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Classification

Location: Local / Remote, Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity, Loss of Availability
Solution: Workaround, Upgrade
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Authentication Required

Solution

Upgrade to version 5.1.36 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Tools & Filters

45372

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 8.5
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2009-07-14 | Disagree?

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