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841349: CVE-2012-0540 mysql: unspecified vulnerability related to GIS extension DoS (CPU Jul 2012)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Unspecified vulnerability in Oracle MySQL Server 5.1.62 and earlier and 5.5.23 and earlier allows remote authenticated users to affect availability, related to GIS Extension.

Find out more about CVE-2012-0540 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-2012:1462 2012-11-14

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 mysql Under investigation