Patch  oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100824
RHSA-2010:0824: mysql security update (Moderate)  

MySQL is a multi-user, multi-threaded SQL database server. It consists of the MySQL server daemon (mysqld) and many client programs and libraries.
It was found that the MySQL PolyFromWKB() function did not sanity check Well-Known Binary (WKB) data. A remote, authenticated attacker could use specially-crafted WKB data to crash mysqld. This issue only caused a temporary denial of service, as mysqld was automatically restarted after the crash. (CVE-2010-3840)
A flaw was found in the way MySQL processed certain alternating READ requests provided by HANDLER statements. A remote, authenticated attacker could use this flaw to provide such requests, causing mysqld to crash. This issue only caused a temporary denial of service, as mysqld was automatically restarted after the crash. (CVE-2010-3681)
A directory traversal flaw was found in the way MySQL handled the parameters of the MySQL COM_FIELD_LIST network protocol command. A remote, authenticated attacker could use this flaw to obtain descriptions of the fields of an arbitrary table using a request with a specially-crafted table name. (CVE-2010-1848)
All MySQL users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. After installing this update, the MySQL server daemon (mysqld) will be restarted automatically.
Create Date: 2010-11-03 Last Update Date: 2010-11-03

Affected Platforms/Products

Affected Products (CPE + CVE references)
Platforms: unix (from OVAL definitions)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

References

Criteria

The patch should be installed
IF : All of the following are true
IF : Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060016001. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : All of the following are true
IF : mysql-server is earlier than 0:4.1.22-2.el4_8.4
Linux : RPM Test :  mysql-server is earlier than 0:4.1.22-2.el4_8.4 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040569003 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:4.1.22-2.el4_8.4 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : mysql-server is signed with Red Hat master key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070152009. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : mysql-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070152005. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : mysql-devel is earlier than 0:4.1.22-2.el4_8.4
Linux : RPM Test :  mysql-devel is earlier than 0:4.1.22-2.el4_8.4 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040569004 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:4.1.22-2.el4_8.4 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : mysql-bench is signed with Red Hat master key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070152007. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : mysql-bench is earlier than 0:4.1.22-2.el4_8.4
Linux : RPM Test :  mysql-bench is earlier than 0:4.1.22-2.el4_8.4 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040569005 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:4.1.22-2.el4_8.4 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : mysql is earlier than 0:4.1.22-2.el4_8.4
Linux : RPM Test :  mysql is earlier than 0:4.1.22-2.el4_8.4 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040569002 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:4.1.22-2.el4_8.4 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : mysql is signed with Red Hat master key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070152003. Please see help for possible reasons

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