MySQL sql_parce.cc information disclosure

mysql-sqlparcecc-information-disclosure (26228) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

MySQL could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. An authenticated remote attacker sends an invalid COM_TABLE_DUMP packet to cause an error message to be returned containing portions of memory. An attacker could use this information to launch further attacks against the affected system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 2.1
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 1.6
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Mac OS X (10.4.9 or later) or apply Apple Security Update 2007-003. See References.

For MySQL versions 4.x:
Upgrade to the latest version of MySQL (4.1.19 or later) available from the MySQL Web site. See References.

For MySQL versions 5.0.x:
Upgrade to the latest version of MySQL (5.0.21 or later) available from the MySQL Web site. See References.

For Red Hat Linux:
Refer to RHSA-2006:0544-6 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Gentoo Linux:
Refer to Gentoo Linux Security Announcement GLSA 2006-05-13 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For SUSE Linux:
Refer to SUSE-SA:2006:036 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Sun Solaris:
Refer to Sun Alert ID: 236703 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate patch for your system. See References.

References:

  • Apple Mac OS X Web site: Apple - Apple - Mac OS X - Leopard Sneak Peek.
  • BugTraq Mailing List, Tue May 02 2006 - 08:40:57 CDT: MySQL COM_TABLE_DUMP Information Leakage and Arbitrary command execution..
  • Mac OS X 10.4.9 and Security Update 2007-003: About the security content of Mac OS X 10.4.9 and Security Update 2007-003.
  • MySQL Web site: MySQL AB :: The world's most popular open source database.
  • Sun Alert ID: 236703: Multiple Security Vulnerabilities May Affect MySQL 4.0.x Bundled With Solaris 10 .
  • ASA-2006-120: MySQL security update (RHSA-2006-0544)1)
  • ASA-2008-187: Multiple Security Vulnerabilities May Affect MySQL 4.0.x Bundled With Solaris 10 (Sun 236703)
  • BID-17780: MySQL Remote Information Disclosure and Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2006-1517: sql_parse.cc in MySQL 4.0.x up to 4.0.26, 4.1.x up to 4.1.18, and 5.0.x up to 5.0.20 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a COM_TABLE_DUMP request with an incorrect packet length, which includes portions of memory in an error message.
  • DSA-1071: mysql -- several vulnerabilities
  • DSA-1073: mysql-dfsg-4.1 -- several vulnerabilities
  • DSA-1079: mysql-dfsg -- several vulnerabilities
  • GLSA-200605-13: MySQL: Information leakage
  • MDKSA-2006:084: Updated MySQL packages fix several vulnerabilities
  • OSVDB ID: 25228: MySQL Crafted COM_TABLE_DUMP Request Arbitrary Memory Disclosure
  • RHSA-2006-0544: mysql security update
  • SA19929: MySQL Information Disclosure and Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
  • SA24479: Mac OS X Security Update Fixes Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA29847: Sun Solaris MySQL Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1016016: MySQL COM_TABLE_DUMP Processing Lets Remote Authenticated Users Execute Arbitrary Code or Obtain Information
  • SUSE-SA:2006:036: mysql remote code execution
  • SUSE-SR:2006:012: SUSE Security Summary Report

Platforms Affected:

  • Canonical Ubuntu 5.04
  • Canonical Ubuntu 5.10
  • Debian Debian Linux 3.0
  • Debian Debian Linux 3.1
  • Gentoo Linux
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2006 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2006
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux LE2005
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux LE2005 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Multi Network Firewall 2.0
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.0
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.1
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.10
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.11 Gamma
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.11
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.12
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.13
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.14
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.15
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.17
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.18
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.2
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.20
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.21
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.23
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.24
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.25
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.26
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.3
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.4
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.5
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.5A
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.6
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.7
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.7 Gamma
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.8
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.8 Gamma
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.9
  • MySQL MySQL 4.0.9 Gamma
  • MySQL MySQL 4.1.0.0
  • MySQL MySQL 4.1.0.0 Alpha
  • MySQL MySQL 4.1.10a
  • MySQL MySQL 4.1.11
  • MySQL MySQL 4.1.11a
  • MySQL MySQL 4.1.13
  • MySQL MySQL 4.1.18
  • MySQL MySQL 4.1.2 Alpha
  • MySQL MySQL 4.1.3 Beta
  • MySQL MySQL 4.1.3.0
  • MySQL MySQL 4.1.4
  • MySQL MySQL 4.1.5
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.0 Alpha
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.0.0
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.1
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.18
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.2
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.20
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.3
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.4
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.9
  • Novell UnitedLinux 1.0
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • Sun Solaris 10
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 10.0
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 10.1
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.1
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.2
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.3
  • SuSE SuSE SLES 9
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Desktop
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 F...
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Server x64 Ed
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 7 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 8 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 8 Workstation
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux FUJI
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Home
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Multimedia
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Personal
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Appliance Server 1.0 Hosting Ed
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Appliance Server 1.0 Workgroup Ed
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Appliance Server 2.0

Reported:

May 03, 2006

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