MySQL extreme-value denial of service

mysql-extremevalue-dos (64845) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

MySQL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the improper propagation of type errors. By using specially-crafted arguments to extreme-value functions, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the server to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of MySQL (5.1.51 or later), available from the MySQL Web site. See References.

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

References:

  • Apple Web site: About the security content of Mac OS X v10.6.8 and Security Update 2011-004.
  • MySQL Web site: D.1.6. Changes in MySQL 5.1.51 (10 September 2010).
  • BID-43676: Oracle MySQL Prior to 5.1.51 Multiple Denial Of Service Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2010-3833: MySQL 5.0 before 5.0.92, 5.1 before 5.1.51, and 5.5 before 5.5.6 does not properly propagate type errors, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (server crash) via crafted arguments to extreme-value functions such as (1) LEAST and (2) GREATEST, related to KILL_BAD_DATA and a CREATE TABLE ... SELECT.
  • DSA-2143: mysql-dfsg-5.0 -- several vulnerabilities
  • OSVDB ID: 69390: MySQL Extreme-Value Functions Argument Parsing Type Error DoS
  • RHSA-2010-0825: Moderate: mysql security update
  • RHSA-2011-0164: Moderate: mysql security update
  • SA45054: Apple Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA45134: MariaDB Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Apple Mac OS X 10.6
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.6.1
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.6.2
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.6.3
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.6.4
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.6.5
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.6.6
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.6.7
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.6
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.6.1
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.6.2
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.6.3
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.6.4
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.6.5
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.6.6
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.6.7
  • MariaDB MariaDB 5.2
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.0 Alpha
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.0
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.0.0
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.1
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.10
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.10a
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.11
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.12
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.13
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.14
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.15
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.15a
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.16
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.16a
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.17
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.17a
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.18
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.19
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.1a
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.2
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.20
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.20a
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.21
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.22
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.22.1.0.1
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.23
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.24
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.24a
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.25
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.26
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.27
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.3
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.3 Beta
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.30 SP1
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.30
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.32
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.33
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.36
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.37
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.38
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.3a
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.4
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.41
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.42
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.44
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.45
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.45b
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.4a
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.5
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.5.0.21
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.50
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.51
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.51a
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.51b
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.52
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.54
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.56
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.6
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.60
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.66
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.67
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.7
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.75
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.77
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.8
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.81
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.82
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.83
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.84
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.85
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.86
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.87
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.88
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.89
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.9
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.90
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.91
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.1
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.10
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.11
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.12
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.13
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.14
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.15
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.16
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.17
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.18
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.19
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.2
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.20
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.21
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.22
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.23 A
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.23
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.23 BK
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.23a
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.24
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.25
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.26
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.27
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.28
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.29
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.3
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.30
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.31
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.31 SP1
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.32
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.32-Bzr
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.33
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.34 SP1
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.34
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.35
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.36
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.37 SP1
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.37
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.38
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.39
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.4
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.40 SP1
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.40
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.41
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.42
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.43
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.43 SP1
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.44
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.45
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.46
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.46 SP1
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.47
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.48
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.49 SP1
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.49
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.5
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.50
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.5A
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.6
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.7
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.8
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.9
  • MySQL MySQL 5.5.0
  • MySQL MySQL 5.5.1
  • MySQL MySQL 5.5.2
  • MySQL MySQL 5.5.3
  • MySQL MySQL 5.5.4
  • MySQL MySQL 5.5.5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Server
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux HPC Node 6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Server EUS 6.0.z

Reported:

Sep 10, 2010

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