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CVE-2006-3486 Detail

Current Description

** DISPUTED ** Off-by-one buffer overflow in the Instance_options::complete_initialization function in instance_options.cc in the Instance Manager in MySQL before 5.0.23 and 5.1 before 5.1.12 might allow local users to cause a denial of service (application crash) via unspecified vectors, which triggers the overflow when the convert_dirname function is called. NOTE: the vendor has disputed this issue via e-mail to CVE, saying that it is only exploitable when the user has access to the configuration file or the Instance Manager daemon. Due to intended functionality, this level of access would already allow the user to disrupt program operation, so this does not cross security boundaries and is not a vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/10/2006
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/19/2006)

We do not consider this issue to have security implications, and therefore have no plans to issue MySQL updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4 to correct this issue.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=20622
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/news-5-0-23.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-12.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2700 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/27635

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.20a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.0.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:5.1.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-3486
NVD Published Date:
07/10/2006
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017