Public Date:
628040: CVE-2010-3677 MySQL: Mysqld DoS (crash) by processing joins involving a table with a unique SET column (MySQL BZ#54575)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Oracle MySQL 5.1 before 5.1.49 and 5.0 before 5.0.92 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (mysqld daemon crash) via a join query that uses a table with a unique SET column.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3677 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue did not affect the versions of mysql as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4. This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (mysql) RHSA-2010:0825 2010-11-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (mysql) RHSA-2011:0164 2011-01-18

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 mysql Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 mysql Not affected