Red Hat Customer Portal

Skip to main content

CVE-2010-3840

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2010-03-09
Bugzilla:
640865: CVE-2010-3840 MySQL: crash when loading data into geometry function PolyFromWKB() (MySQL Bug#51875)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Gis_line_string::init_from_wkb function in sql/spatial.cc in MySQL 5.1 before 5.1.51 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (server crash) by calling the PolyFromWKB function with Well-Known Binary (WKB) data containing a crafted number of (1) line strings or (2) line points.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3840 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

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (mysql) RHSA-2010:0824 2010-11-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (mysql) RHSA-2010:0825 2010-11-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (mysql) RHSA-2011:0164 2011-01-18

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 mysql Not affected

Last Modified