Patch  oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100825
RHSA-2010:0825: 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 JOIN queries. If a stored procedure contained JOIN queries, and that procedure was executed twice in sequence, it could cause an infinite loop, leading to excessive CPU use (up to 100%). A remote, authenticated attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3839)
A flaw was found in the way MySQL processed queries that provide a mixture of numeric and longblob data types to the LEAST or GREATEST function. A remote, authenticated attacker could use this flaw to crash mysqld. This issue only caused a temporary denial of service, as mysqld was automatically restarted after the crash. (CVE-2010-3838)
A flaw was found in the way MySQL processed PREPARE statements containing both GROUP_CONCAT and the WITH ROLLUP modifier. A remote, authenticated attacker could use this flaw to crash mysqld. This issue only caused a temporary denial of service, as mysqld was automatically restarted after the crash. (CVE-2010-3837)
It was found that MySQL did not properly pre-evaluate LIKE arguments in view prepare mode. A remote, authenticated attacker could possibly use this flaw to crash mysqld. (CVE-2010-3836)
A flaw was found in the way MySQL processed statements that assign a value to a user-defined variable and that also contain a logical value evaluation. A remote, authenticated attacker could use this flaw to crash mysqld. This issue only caused a temporary denial of service, as mysqld was automatically restarted after the crash. (CVE-2010-3835)
A flaw was found in the way MySQL evaluated the arguments of extreme-value functions, such as LEAST and GREATEST. A remote, authenticated attacker could use this flaw to crash mysqld. This issue only caused a temporary denial of service, as mysqld was automatically restarted after the crash. (CVE-2010-3833)
A flaw was found in the way MySQL processed EXPLAIN statements for some complex SELECT queries. A remote, authenticated attacker could use this flaw to crash mysqld. This issue only caused a temporary denial of service, as mysqld was automatically restarted after the crash. (CVE-2010-3682)
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 flaw was found in the way MySQL processed CREATE TEMPORARY TABLE statements that define NULL columns when using the InnoDB storage engine. A remote, authenticated attacker could use this flaw to crash mysqld. This issue only caused a temporary denial of service, as mysqld was automatically restarted after the crash. (CVE-2010-3680)
A flaw was found in the way MySQL processed JOIN queries that attempt to retrieve data from a unique SET column. A remote, authenticated attacker could use this flaw to crash mysqld. This issue only caused a temporary denial of service, as mysqld was automatically restarted after the crash. (CVE-2010-3677)
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 5

References

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Criteria

The patch should be installed
IF : All of the following are true
IF : Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is installed
Linux : RPM Test :  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20030315001 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
version pattern match ^5[^\d]
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : All of the following are true
IF : mysql-test is earlier than 0:5.0.77-4.el5_5.4
Linux : RPM Test :  mysql-test is earlier than 0:5.0.77-4.el5_5.4 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20070875006 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:5.0.77-4.el5_5.4 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : mysql-test is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
Linux : RPM Test :  mysql-test is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20070875006 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:0.8.7-3.el5 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : mysql-server is earlier than 0:5.0.77-4.el5_5.4
Linux : RPM Test :  mysql-server is earlier than 0:5.0.77-4.el5_5.4 
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 0:5.0.77-4.el5_5.4 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : mysql-server is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
Linux : RPM Test :  mysql-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key 
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 0:0.8.7-3.el5 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : mysql-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
Linux : RPM Test :  mysql-bench is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key 
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 0:0.8.7-3.el5 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : mysql-devel is earlier than 0:5.0.77-4.el5_5.4
Linux : RPM Test :  mysql-devel is earlier than 0:5.0.77-4.el5_5.4 
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 0:5.0.77-4.el5_5.4 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : mysql-bench is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
Linux : RPM Test :  mysql-server is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20050334005 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:0.8.7-3.el5 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : mysql-bench is earlier than 0:5.0.77-4.el5_5.4
Linux : RPM Test :  mysql-bench is earlier than 0:5.0.77-4.el5_5.4 
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 0:5.0.77-4.el5_5.4 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : mysql is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
Linux : RPM Test :  mysql is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key 
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 0:0.8.7-3.el5 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : mysql is earlier than 0:5.0.77-4.el5_5.4
Linux : RPM Test :  mysql is earlier than 0:5.0.77-4.el5_5.4 
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 0:5.0.77-4.el5_5.4 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 

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