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640858: CVE-2010-3838 MySQL: crash with LONGBLOB and union or update with subquery (MySQL Bug#54461)

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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (mysql) RHSA-2010:0825 2010-11-03

Affected Packages State

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

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