CVE-2009-2446 Detail

Current Description

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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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (02/17/2010)

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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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2009-07/0058.html Exploit 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1022533
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-897-1
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:179
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1289.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0110.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/504799/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35609 Exploit 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1397-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1857
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/51614
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11857

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-134 Use of Externally-Controlled Format String cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2446
NVD Published Date:
07/13/2009
NVD Last Modified:
12/17/2019
Source:
MITRE