CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2006-06-27
Bugzilla: 201904: CVE-2006-3469 mysql server DoS


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Format string vulnerability in in MySQL Server 4.1 before 4.1.21 and 5.0 before 1 April 2006 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (crash) via a format string instead of a date as the first parameter to the date_format function, which is later used in a formatted print call to display the error message.

Find out more about CVE-2006-3469 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue was addressed in mysql packages as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 via:
This issue did not affect mysql packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 5, and Red Hat Application Stack v1 and v2.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (mysql) RHSA-2008:0768 July 24, 2008

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