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628062: CVE-2010-3679 MySQL: Use of unassigned memory (valgrind errors / crash) by providing certain values to BINLOG statement (MySQL BZ#54393)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Oracle MySQL 5.1 before 5.1.49 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (mysqld daemon crash) via certain arguments to the BINLOG command, which triggers an access of uninitialized memory, as demonstrated by valgrind.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3679 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of mysql as
shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 4
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
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 6 (mysql) RHSA-2011:0164 2011-01-18

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 mysql Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 mysql Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 mysql Not affected

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