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Multiple format string vulnerabilities in the dispatch_command function in libmysqld/sql_parse.cc in mysqld in MySQL 4.0.0 through 5.0.83 allow remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) and possibly have unspecified other impact via format string specifiers in a database name in a (1) COM_CREATE_DB or (2) COM_DROP_DB request. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
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Provides administrator accessAllows unauthorized disclosure of informationAllows disruption of service
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2009-2446
This issue was addressed for Red hat Enterprise Linux 5 by https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1289.html and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 by https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0110.html .
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, future MySQL package updates may address this flaw for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and Red Hat Application Stack 2.
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