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CVE-2010-3838

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-06-14
Bugzilla: 640858: CVE-2010-3838 MySQL: crash with LONGBLOB and union or update with subquery (MySQL Bug#54461)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

MySQL 5.0 before 5.0.92, 5.1 before 5.1.51, and 5.5 before 5.5.6 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (server crash) via a query that uses the (1) GREATEST or (2) LEAST function with a mixed list of numeric and LONGBLOB arguments, which is not properly handled when the function's result is "processed using an intermediate temporary table."

Find out more about CVE-2010-3838 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

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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