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CVE-2010-3682

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-07-09
CWE: CWE-119
Bugzilla: 628328: CVE-2010-3682 MySQL: mysqld DoS (crash) by processing EXPLAIN statements for complex SQL queries (MySQL bug #52711)

Details

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) by using EXPLAIN with crafted "SELECT ... UNION ... ORDER BY (SELECT ... WHERE ...)" statements, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference in the Item_singlerow_subselect::store function.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3682 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

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 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0825.html.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.0
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P/
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Single Instance
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 November 03, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (mysql) RHSA-2011:0164 January 18, 2011

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