60489 : MySQL GeomFromWKB() Function First Argument Geometry Value Handling DoS
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Disclosure Date
2009-11-23

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2009-4019" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : mysqld in MySQL 5.0.x before 5.0.88 and 5.1.x before 5.1.41 does not (1) properly handle errors during execution of certain SELECT statements with subqueries, and does not (2) preserve certain null_value flags during execution of statements that use the GeomFromWKB function, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via a crafted statement.

Classification

Location: Local / Remote
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Upgrade
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Authentication Required

Solution

Upgrade to version 5.0.88, 5.1.41 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

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CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 4.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2009-12-01 | Disagree?

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