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CVE-2009-2446 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/13/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2446
Original release date:
07/13/2009
Last revised:
01/04/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
8.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
6.8
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red 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 Type Source Name
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2009-07/0058.html Exploit External Source FULLDISC 20090708 MySQL <= 5.0.45 post auth format string vulnerability
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-03-29-1
http://securitytracker.com/id?1022533 External Source SECTRACK 1022533
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077 External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-897-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-897-1
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:179 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:179
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1289.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2009:1289
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0110.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2010:0110
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/504799/100/0/threaded Exploit External Source BUGTRAQ 20090708 MySQL <= 5.0.45 post auth format string vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35609 Exploit External Source BID 35609
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1397-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-1397-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1857 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1857
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/51614 External Source XF mysql-dispatchcommand-format-string(51614)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11857 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11857

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11857
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11857

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Format String Vulnerability (CWE-134)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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