Public Date:
812431: CVE-2012-2102 mysql: Server crash on HANDLER READ NEXT after DELETE

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

MySQL 5.1.x before 5.1.62 and 5.5.x before 5.5.22 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and mysqld abort) by deleting a record and using HANDLER READ NEXT.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2102 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue did not affect the versions of mysql as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

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 version 6 (mysql) RHSA-2012:0874 2012-06-19

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 mysql Not affected